Railway Minister Rajen Gohain unveiled the foundation stone for a mini-hockey stadium at Deshbandhu Vidyapith Girls' High School field in Hojai on Sunday.
In a brief meeting, Gohain said,”Our Children's have many hidden talents, this mini-hockey stadium will be very helpful in bringing up some of those, from this region."
Mukesh Agarwala, Assistant Director General of Police said," A mini-hockey stadium in hojai is a good news for all the sports lovers of the district."
He further said,,"National Sub-Junior Hockey tournament in Hojai is going to be organised on January 2018 which is again a good news, If the ambition are directed by the hockey federation like this in right direction, then the name of Hojai will be recognised one day in the nation."
A memorandum was also handed over in the meeting to State Railway Minister Rajen Gohain by the people of Jamnamukh and kampur area.
“We have requested the minister for making an arrangement for the stoppage of Nagaland Express(Train No 15669/15670) or a new Demu train at Jamnamukh and Kampur railway stations for the convenience of daily commuters mainly college students and Govt. employees.",said Mritunjay Ray, a teacher.