Rajiv Gandhi Stadium (Aizawl)

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Rajiv Gandhi Stadium
Full name Rajiv Gandhi Stadium
Location Salem Veng, Aizawl, Mizoram, India
Coordinates 23°42′51″N 92°44′07″E / 23.714281°N 92.735391°E / 23.714281; 92.735391
Capacity 20,000
Field size 105.0 M X 68.0 M
Surface Astroturf
Tenants
Mizoram football team
Aizawl FC

Rajiv Gandhi Stadium is a football stadium in Mualpui, Salem Veng, Aizawl, Mizoram, India. It is used mainly for football and Athletic games.

Stadium[edit]

The stadium is a two tier stadium. The stadium under construction will have a seating capacity of 20,000 spectators.[1]

History[edit]

The Foundation stone for Rajiv Gandhi Stadium, Salem Veng, Mualpui, Aizawl was laid by Sonia Gandhi[2] on 6 March 2010 in presence of Chief Minister of Mizoram, Pu Lalthanhawla. So far, only the Western Gallery has been constructed, there are now plans to construct the Eastern Gallery along with lighting facility.[3] This complex was the venue for the 26th 2012 Northeast Games.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ tirhkahthawla. "Mualpui Stadium Design". misual.com. Retrieved 14 August 2012. 
  2. ^ dipr mizoram. "Sonia Gandhi laid the foundation stone for Rajiv Gandhi Sports Stadium". samaw.com. Retrieved 14 August 2012. 
  3. ^ "RG Stadium sak hna 30% zo tawh". The Zozamtimes. Retrieved 11 September 2012. 
  4. ^ "LAL THANHAWLA INAUGURATED 26TH NORTH EAST GAMES 2012". DIPR Mizoram. Retrieved 14 August 2012.