Bhopal, June 25: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister
Shivraj Singh Chauhan declared open the newly-laid poly grass
and flood light system at the renowned Aishbagh Hockey Stadium
here last night.
In his address on the occasion, Chauhan told the
players, "you give me a medal and I will give you all the
facilities related to the games."
He said that players will be provided all the
facilities and promotion in the state and lack of funds would
not be allowed to come in the way.
The Chief Minister said that the State Government was
developing an International level Cricket stadium at the
Satgarhi Khel Gaon near here.
A show match between Bhopal XI and Aishbagh XI was
also played on this occasion in which Bhopal beat Aishbagh by
Chauhan also played a shot on the turf before formally
declaring the stadium open.
Olympian Sameer Dad and international Hockey player
Altaf-ur-Rehman played from Bhopal XI and they scored two and
one goal each to get an easy victory over Aishbagh XI. Faisal
was the lone scorer for Aishbagh.
Sports and Youth welfare Minister Tukoji Rao Puar, BJP
MP Kailash Joshi, Bhopal Mayor Sunil Sood and local MLA
Vishwas Sarang also spoke on the occasion.
First Published: Thursday, June 25, 2009, 13:55