The world’s biggest cricket stadium, at Motera in Ahmedabad, was renamed as Narendra Modi Stadium on Wednesday. It was introduced on Wednesday by the President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, within the sight of Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani and others.
The inauguration was done hours before the beginning of the day-night third Test among India and England, the primary worldwide match at the new setting.
The stadium is important for rambling Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Sports Enclave which will have the world’s biggest cricket arena, Natatorium, Athletics/Track and Field/Football arena, Field Hockey and Tennis Stadium, Indoor Sports Halls/Arenas, Outdoor Fields Veldrome/Skating Area spread more than 200 sections of land on the Sabarmati stream bank in the North East of Ahmedabad.
The revamped stadium at Motera in Ahmedabad, set up by the Gujarat Cricket Association (GCA), is the fantasy venture of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who had imagined it as President of GCA and Chief Minister of Gujarat in 2014 to annihilate the old arena totally and remake in its place another one which would be the biggest on the planet with the most awesome aspect offices.
The old stadium with 49,000 seating limit was known as Sardar Patel Cricket Stadium, Motera.
Spread more than 63 sections of land, it is the biggest cricket stadium with a seating limit of 1,10,000.
A year ago around the same time, PM Modi had hosted US President Donald Trump in a uber occasion “Namaste Trump” at the arena.
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