September 4 Ahmedabad News Roundup| SP stadium demolition plan, Sabarmati Sports Park opening & more
Catch up on the latest news and happenings in Ahmedabad in our September 4 Ahmedabad News Roundup, from the AMC's proposal to demolish Sardar Patel Stadium to the grand opening of the Sabarmati Riverfront Sports Park, to the potential surge and demand for gold and silver, and lots more.
India-Pakistan World Cup Match tickets sell out in two minutes
ICC, in partnership with BookMyShow, re-opened ticket bookings for the highly anticipated India-Pakistan World Cup match on September 3rd. However, due to overwhelming demand, tickets were sold out in just two minutes, leaving many disappointed fans. Some prospective buyers even experienced a two-hour waiting time on the app. Similarly, tickets for the India-South Africa encounter were also quickly sold out.
Sardar Patel Stadium to undergo demolition
In preparation for its bid for the 2036 Olympics, the AMC has decided to demolish the iconic Sardar Patel Stadium. This historic venue will be replaced with a new structure boasting Olympic-standard facilities in Navrangpura. The new stadium will feature state-of-the-art facilities and infrastructure, enhancing the city's reputation.
Eight government teachers in Ahmedabad district to be honored
On Teacher's Day, which falls on September 5th, the state government will honor eight government teachers from Ahmedabad district. Among the awardees is Rakesh Kumar Upadhayay, a teacher from Ranip Primary School Number 8, who, over the course of 12 years, successfully persuaded a significant percentage of students from private schools to enroll in government schools.
Sabarmati Riverfront Sports Park inaugurated
The Sabarmati Sports Complex, situated on the western bank of the Sabarmati Riverfront, has been inaugurated and is now open to the public. Operated and maintained by Adani Sportsline Private Limited, this expansive facility covers 45,000 square meters and offers various sporting amenities, including tennis, basketball, cricket, skating, and kabaddi.
High temperature and humidity in Ahmedabad
Ahmedabad residents are currently experiencing high temperatures of around 35-36 degrees Celsius, accompanied by elevated humidity levels. Meteorologists explain that when humidity exceeds 50 percent, the human body perceives temperatures as being 2 to 3 degrees hotter than the actual recorded temperature.
Increased demand for gold and silver
Ahmedabad has seen a gradual increase in the import of gold and silver over the past five months. In August alone, approximately 4.70 tonnes of gold and 11.38 lakhs of silver were imported. Traders in the gold and silver market note that this surge in imports corresponds with an increase in demand for these precious metals.