NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi presented Indian cricket team jersey to legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar in Varanasi at the foundation stone laying ceremony of the international cricket stadium in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday.

The Uttar Pradesh government led by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has spent Rs 121 crores on land acquisition for the construction of the International Cricket Stadium in Varanasi. The BCCI will spend Rs 330 crores on the stadium’s construction.

The thematic architecture of this stadium draws inspiration from Lord Shiva, with designs developed for crescent-shaped roof covers, trident-shaped floodlights, ghat steps-based seating, and Bilvipatra-shaped metallic sheets on the facade. The stadium will have a capacity of 30,000 spectators.
Former Indian cricketers like batting legend Sunil Gavaskar and Dilip Vengsarkar and Ravi Shastri were also present at the occasion.

The thematic architecture of this stadium draws inspiration from Lord Shiva, with designs developed for crescent-shaped roof covers, trident-shaped floodlights, ghat steps-based seating, and Bilvipatra-shaped metallic sheets on the facade. The stadium will have a capacity of 30,000 spectators.
The event also had the presence of BCCI president Roger Binny, BCCI vice-president Rajiv Shukla, and BCCI secretary Jay Shah.





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