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Jorhat Stadium

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Full name  Jorhat Stadium
Coordinates  26°45'18"N 94°12'25"E
Surface  Green
Construction cost  60 million INR
Location  Jorhat, Assam
Capacity  25,000
Opened  1950
Renovated  2014
Owner  Jorhat District Sports Association
Address  Atilagaon, Jorhat, Assam 785001

Surya namaskar yoga at jorhat stadium morning yoga and taekwondo practice by amit kumar sah


Jorhat Stadium is a multi-purposed stadium located in Jorhat, Assam. This is the oldest stadium of Assam. It has Earthen Galleries which were designed by late Abani Mohan Choudhury. The stadium is venue for various cricket and football tournaments. The first Ranji Trophy match in Assam was held at Jorhat stadium in 1949/50.

The prestigious "Assam Tea Planters' Association Shield" (ATPA Shield), is the big attraction of the Jorhat football, with top teams from across over the Northeast. The tournament was first held at this stadium in 1960. Jorhat Stadium is home Jorhat Town Club in Assam State Premier League.

References

Jorhat Stadium Wikipedia


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