Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Chennai

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Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Chennai

Coordinates: 13°5′8″N 80°16′18″E / 13.08556°N 80.27167°E / 13.08556; 80.27167

The Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium (Tamil: ஜவஹர்லால் நேரு அரங்கம்) is a Chennai stadium and seats 40,000. It hosts football (soccer), and athletic competitions. The complex also houses a multi purpose indoor stadium with a seating capacity of 8000 which hosts volleyball, basket ball, table tennis etc. The stadium is named after Jawaharlal Nehru, India's first Prime Minister. The stadium hosted nine Test Matches between 1956 and 1965.

The stadium is located at Sydenhams Road, Park Town behind the Chennai Central suburban Railway station and Rippon Building.

Indoor Stadium

Next to Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium ,an Indoor Stadium also called as Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium is situated .The indoor stadium has a seating capacity of 8000 which hosts volleyball, basket ball, table tennis & other indoor games etc. Here large feasts of cinema, entertainment shows, TV shows, new cinema Audio songs release are conducted frequently.

There are numerous other stadiums in India named Nehru stadium after Jawaharlal Nehru.

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