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Salt Lake Stadium (in Bengali যুবভারতী ক্রীড়াঙ্গন, Yuva Bharati Krirangan) is a multi-purpose stadium in Bidhannagar, Kolkata, West Bengal. It is the second largest football stadium in world, and the largest stadium of any sport in India by capacity.
  The stadium was built in 1984 and holds 120,000 people in a three-tier configuration.

  The stadium covers an area of 76.40 acres (309,200 m2). It  was inaugurated in January, 1984. The salient features of the stadium  are unique synthetic track for athletic meets, electronic scoreboard,  main football arena measuring 105m x 70m, elevators, VIP enclosures,  peripheral floodlighting arrangement from the roof-top, air conditioned  VIP rest room and Conference Hall. Other features of the stadium are  also commentary boxes for All India Radio and TV along with several platforms for TV cameras, press boxes, dormitories  and AC. rooms, player's changing rooms, practice grounds for football,  cricket and khokho, volleyball field and an ultra-medium gymnasium. The  stadium has its own water arrangements and standby diesel generation  sets.

   The Salt Lake Stadium hosts the home games of local clubs Mohun Bagan A.C., East Bengal F.C., Mohammedan SC and Prayag United S.C., four of the big clubs in Indian football.

   The stadium hosted a exhibition match between Argentina and Venenzula in 2011 in which Argentina won 1-0.

  The stadium has also hosted Oliver Kahn's and Baichung Bhutia's official farewell match for Bayern Munich when they played a friendly match against Mohun Bagan; Bayern won 3–0.


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