PM Narendra Modi will lay the groundwork for a new state-of-the-art cricket stadium in Varanasi. The stadium is expect to cost around INR 450 crore. Will have a seating capacity of approximately 30,000 people.
India is a cricket-crazy country, with various cricket stadiums scattered around the country. On September 23, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the groundwork for a state-of-the-art international cricket stadium in Varanasi’s Ganjari Area. The stadium is expect to cost around INR 450 crore and will have a seating capacity of approximately 30,000 people.
The laying of the foundation stone is plan to be a major event co-organize by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and the Uttar Pradesh Cricket Association (UPCA). Several top cricketers are anticipate to attend the event.
“At Ganjari, preparations are underway for the Prime Minister’s propose visit to lay the foundation stone for the cricket stadium on September 23. ” ” It will be a grand show because, in addition to BCCI office-bearers, star cricketers are expected to attend. ” Said Kaushal Raj Sharma, Divisional Commissioner, as quoted by Times of India.
Larsen & Toubro (L&T) designed the stadium, and project drawings have been completed. The project will next be approve by the UPCA and no-objection certificates will be obtain from several departments such as forest and ground water.
The government has allocated INR 120 crore for land acquisition
Following the acquisition of NOCs, the process of leveling the acquired land and building the stadium’s border wall will commence. The government has set aside INR 120 crore for site acquisition. While the rest INR 330 crore would be spent to build the stadium.
When finished, the international cricket stadium with a seating capacity of 30000 will be ready to host international cricket matches. The construction of roads and other amenities in the stadium’s surrounding areas will also begin soon. The stadium would further motivate Uttar Pradesh’s youngsters to join the league of India cricketers such as Suresh Raina, Kuldeep Yadav, Piyush Chawla, Mohammad Kaif, and Praveen Kumar.