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Donald Trump likely to inaugurate, Motera Cricket Stadium, world's largest cricket facility in Ahmedabad

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Motera Cricket Stadium
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Motera Cricket Stadium

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Stadium which is also known as Motera Cricket stadium is set to become the largest cricket stadium in the world. The cricket facility will have a seating capacity of 1,10,000 people.

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Trump to inaugurate Motera Stadium?
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Trump to inaugurate Motera Stadium?

US President Donald Trump, during his India visit, would participate in a grand roadshow in Ahmedabad and also tour the Sabarmati Ashram and inaugurate a newly-built cricket stadium here with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, sources said.

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The 'Kem chho Trump' event!
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The 'Kem chho Trump' event!

With 'Kem Chho Trump' event, on the lines of 'Howdy Modi' held in Houston, planned at the stadium, ET has learned that the state government has booked 1,500 buses to ferry people, including ruling BJP cadres, to the venue. State officials and BJP leaders have been instructed to make sure that the stadium is filled to the brim, an official said.

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What's special?
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What's special?

While the upcoming stadium’s seating capacity of 1,10,000 is well-known, the official said among the unique features are the four world-class dressing rooms. “We will have four dressing rooms with world-class facilities and there will be separate team meeting rooms,” the official said. Another aspect that makes the stadium a standout is the central air-conditioning and the stands having separate facilities for the disabled.

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Mayor reviews the work
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Mayor reviews the work

Meanwhile, Ahmedabad Mayor Bijal Patel reviewed the sitting arrangement at the Sardar Patel Motera Stadium, Ahmedabad, and posted the image on social media.

Decoration & refurbishing plans
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Decoration & refurbishing plans

In view of the visit, all roads leading to Motera are being resurfaced and the stadium is being refurbished. While around 1.5 lakh flower pots will be placed along the way, a 7-feet wall is being raised in front of a slum along the road connecting Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport to Indira Bridge. Trump and Modi are expected to take part in a 10-km roadshow from airport to Sabarmati Ashram ahead of the Motera event.

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