Rajnath Singh Likely To Name Pune Stadium After Neeraj Chopra

Rajnath Singh Likely To Name Pune Stadium After Neeraj Chopra

A stadium in Pune is likely to be named after Olympic gold medallist Neeraj Chopra, NDTV reported.

According to a release from the Defence PRO, Union Minister Rajnath Singh will visit Pune's Defence Institute of Advanced Technology (DIAT) and Army Sports Institute (ASI) on August 23 where he will name the stadium in the campus as "Neeraj Chopra Army Sports Institute, Pune Cantonment".

Neeraj Chopra, a Naik Subedar in the Army had trained at the ASI.

The release also stated that Singh will felicitate 16 Olympians from the Services during his visit. He will also address troops and sportsmen who are training at the facility.

Apart from inaugurating a new building in the campus, Singh will also chair the institute's general body meeting and interact with MTech and PhD students

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