Belagavi has a Cricket stadium and also a Hockey stadium would be built near the KSCA cricket stadium, and now MLA Abhay Patil has envisaged an National Level indoor stadium near Yellur village.
The idea is to make way for other sports like Volleyball, Basketball, cycling, Gymnastics,wrestling, boxing, table tennis and athletics and many more sports.
Speaking to the media while he was on a visit to the location said the stadium would be one of its kind in south India and would encourage sportsmen from all over the district. Belagavi has the talent and and such facilities would help to nurture and train better sports persons so that we could win medals at the Olympics. The Govt has already approved the construction of the same, the MLA added.
MLA Patil has already visited the Indoor stadium in Pune a couple of times to know what all can be included and has envisaged a Indoor stadium of National level near Yellur village as per sources.
Some where around 40 acres of government land has been identified for the said project and it would be constructed in collaboration with the state and Central Govt.
The plan is to encourage other sports and provide state of the art facilities for the sports persons so that they will win more laurels for the nation in the time to come.