Rourkela: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik will receive the Guinness World Records for the Birsa Munda International Hockey Stadium.
The Guinness Book of World Records declared the Birsa Munda Stadium in Rourkela as the largest fully seated hockey stadium in the world on January 29, 2023.
CM Naveen Patnaik is scheduled to attend the pre-match ceremony of the FIH Pro-League match between India and Germany in Rourkela today.
He will also attend the inauguration of Birsa Munda Athletic Stadium Complex, Hockey Training Centres.
On January 5, the biggest hockey stadium in the world now rests on the soil of Odisha. With a seating capacity that exceeds 21,000 spectators, the newly built Birsa Munda Stadium in Odisha’s Rourkela became the largest stadium in the world to ever host a game of hockey.