Adokgre, Jan 20: Meghalaya CM Conrad K Sangma on Wednesday laid the foundation for “Chenanggre Stadium” at Adokgre in North Garo Hills.
Adokgre was very special to my Father, (L) P A Sangma as he would always start his election campaigns from here. He called it ‘Chenanggre’, meaning ‘Land of Victory’. By laying foundation for the Chenanggre Stadium, I wish a victorious future for our youth.@KirenRijiju pic.twitter.com/mySOtLg5XW
— Conrad Sangma (@SangmaConrad) January 20, 2021
The stadium is being constructed at a cost of ₹ 6.24 cr and is expected to be completed by December 2022.
Speaking at the foundation laying ceremony, CM said that the stadium will encourage sport talents of Garo Hills.
He also informed the gathering that Adokgre holds special significance to him as his late father PA Sangma would always start his election campaign from this place.
He also stated that his father won every election he contested and had named Adokgre as “Chenanggre”, which means land of victory.