GUWAHATI: The largest inhabited river island of Majuli to be added to the cricket map of the nation as the Assam government decided to build a cricket ground along with a pavilion at Kamalabari area of the island district.
On Monday, state chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal laid the foundation for a cricket ground along with a pavilion. The field and the pavilion will be built under the supervision of the Assam Cricket Association.
Sonowal said that after completion the venue can host several inter-district and inter-state cricket events.
“People of Majuli are very rich culturally and spiritually and the upcoming infrastructural facilities will also help the potential talents of the district to bloom themselves in the fields of cricket,” the CM said.