Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma inaugurated a sports stadium at Nag Sankar under Sootea LAC in Sonitpur district in the presence of WR & IPRD Minister Pijush Hazarika, MP Pallab Lochan Das and MLAs Padma Hazarika, Pramod Borthakur, Prithviraj Rabha, Krishna Kamal Tanti and Ganesh Limbu.
The stadium has been constructed under the Signature Project for the year 2018-19 with a cost of Rs. 10 crores.
Speaking in a program held to mark the occasion, the CM announced Rs. 10 crores for the construction of an Indoor Stadium and a Swimming Pool adjacent to the newly inaugurated stadium.
After the inauguration, CM Sarma also visited the under-construction site of Baresohoria Bhaona Complex at Jamugurihat under Sootea LAC in Sonitpur district and took stock of its progress.
During his visit, various organizations including the pattadars of Baresohoria Bhaona site, Baresohoria Raij Sabha. Srimanta Sankar Namdharma Samaj etc. felicitated the Chief Minister.