Chattogram playgrounds in sorry state

  • Chattogram Outer Stadium, near MA Aziz Stadium, was once known as a “breeding ground” for national sportsmen. It is now suffering from a lack of maintenance. Photo: Uttam Sengupta

    Chattogram Outer Stadium, near MA Aziz Stadium, was once known as a “breeding ground” for national sportsmen. It is now suffering from a lack of maintenance. Photo: Uttam Sengupta

  • Chattogram College field, popularly known as Parade Ground, is also suffering from neglect. Photo: Uttam Sengupta

    Chattogram College field, popularly known as Parade Ground, is also suffering from neglect. Photo: Uttam Sengupta

  • Chattogram College field, popularly known as Parade Ground, is also suffering from neglect. Photo: Uttam Sengupta

    Chattogram College field, popularly known as Parade Ground, is also suffering from neglect. Photo: Uttam Sengupta

  • Cricket practice net at MA Aziz Stadium was shut due to the coronavirus pandemic. Players have now returned to the ground but they have been unable to use the net as a voluntary organisation has parked its ambulance nearby. Photo: Uttam Sengupta

    Cricket practice net at MA Aziz Stadium was shut due to the coronavirus pandemic. Players have now returned to the ground but they have been unable to use the net as a voluntary organisation has parked its ambulance nearby. Photo: Uttam Sengupta

  • Pologround, owned by the Bangladesh Railway, remains booked for fairs throughout the year. Construction materials are scattered around the field. Players continue to practise on the ground by risking injuries. Photo: Uttam Sengupta

    Pologround, owned by the Bangladesh Railway, remains booked for fairs throughout the year. Construction materials are scattered around the field. Players continue to practise on the ground by risking injuries. Photo: Uttam Sengupta

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