Representatives of 141 committees of the Laban South Shillong constituencies, led by legislator representative of the BJP, Sanbor Shullai have joined hands that the state government take initiatives in restoring the Garrison ground for public utility specially sports and games activities. The Garrison ground is now in the exclusive possession of the army authorities. The monitoring- cum- Implementation Committee of the constituency, would send a delegation to New Delhi to urge the Union Defence Ministry to consider the matter, especially in view that the National Games 2022 is slated to be held in Shillong. Earlier the Garrison ground popularly known as “Madan Kirkit“ was the venue of important sports events like cricket and football, specially of visiting football teams from Calcutta, like East Bengal, Mohan Bagan. The ground was also used in important national events like the Independence and Republic days. The then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi and other dignitaries had addressed public meetings at “Madan Kirkit “(Cricket ground).