Neeraj Chopra hails PM Modi’s decision

New Delhi, Jan 31 (UNI) Tokyo Olympic Gold medallist Neeraj Chopra on Monday welcomed Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s decision to build an open synthetic track and football stadium in Ladakh. Taking to Twitter, Chopra said: “It is a matter of great pleasure to create infrastructure for sports and athletics in every corner of the country. Hope more and more kids can use it.” Addressing the nation in ‘Mann Ki Baat’ on Sunday, PM said: “Today I want to share with you one such information about Ladakh which you will definitely be proud to know about. Ladakh will soon be blessed with an impressive Open Synthetic Track and AstroTurf Football Stadium. “This stadium is being built at a height of more than 10,000 feet and its construction is going to be completed soon. This will be the largest open stadium in Ladakh where 30,000 spectators can sit together. This modern football stadium in Ladakh will also have a synthetic track with eight lanes.” UNI BAV

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