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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 .

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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). .

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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. .

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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. .

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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. .

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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