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Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports to install mega LED screens for free public viewing of Champions Trophy matches

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Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports to install mega LED screens for free public viewing of Champions Trophy matches

Union Minister of State (I/C) for Youth Affairs & Sports Shri Vijay Goel has announced that the Department of Sports will install mega LED screens at the Major Dhyanchand National Stadium for free public viewing of Champions Trophy matches ( both semi-finals and the final).

In a statement here today he said that this is being done to utilize the free space in the stadium and also provide everyone a chance to watch the matches for free on the mega screen.

The Minister further stated that the idea is to initiate sports culture among the public and optimum utilization of the stadiums, in future we will have mini-fests too that would create a huge buzz for sporting events across India.

The mega LED screens will be inaugurated by Shri Goel on 14 June, 2017. While England will play against Pakistan in the first semi-final on 14 June, India will take on Bangladesh in the second semi-final on 15 June. The winners of the semi-finals will fight for the ICC Champions Trophy in the final scheduled for 18 June, Sunday.

Entry for viewing matches on mega LED Screen is free for all.

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First Published: Tue, June 13 2017. 00:20 IST
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