Union Home Minister Amit Shah will on Monday inaugurate Gandhinagar Lok Sabha Premier League, a cricket tournament for the people of his Gandhinagar Lok Sabha constituency, an official release from the party stated. Shah will be joined by Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel and Indian cricketer Hardik Pandya as well, the release said.
The cricket tournament has been organised with an objective of ‘Khelo Gandhinagar’ and the inauguration will take place at SGVP, Chharodi on the Sarkhej-Gandhinagar Highway in Ahmedabad.
The night cricket tournament is open to people of the Gandhinagar Lok Sabha seat, which consists of seven assembly constituencies — Vejalpur, Ghatlodia, Naranpura, Sabarmati, Gandhinagar North, Mansa and Sanand. More than 1,000 teams and 15,000 players have registered for the tournament.
It will be played on 13 grounds for 21 days. The matches will be played on a tennis ball and each match will be of 10 overs each.