Chandigarh, September 15:- The Municipal Corporation Chandigarh in collaboration with Dumping Ground Joint Action Committee, Dadumajra today organized 20-20 Vishvkarma cricket tournament at the landfill site, Dumping ground Dadumajra, here today under ‘beat the plastic’ campaign.

Sh. K.K. Yadav, IAS, Commissioner, Municipal Corporation Chandigarh formally inaugurated the match in presence of Sh. Rajesh Kumar, Mayor of Chandigarh and local area residents.

While addressing the locals and players of the both teams, the Commissioner assured that feasibility to develop this ground as play ground for playing cricket will be checked and developed as per the guidelines of landfill to facilitate the local children and players.

The Commissioner said that very shortly the work for legacy mining of the dump lying in the landfill site will be started by first week of October and next ground will be developed to play football matches. He said that Municipal Corporation will also organize sports event in the dumping ground through its Culture & Sports committee and matches between Commissioner’s XI and Mayor’s XI will be played in this ground.

The Commissioner emphasized on the need to beat the plastic and appealed the local residents to join hands with the Municipal Corporation to reduce plastic and get their near & Dears engaged to avoid plastic items and create awareness against the use of Plastic.