Talkatora Indoor Stadium (Hindi: तालकटोरा स्टेडियम) is an indoor stadium located in New Delhi, India. The stadium has a capacity of 3035 people. The stadium is owned and managed by the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC).
It is named after a Mughal-era garden, known as Talkatora Gardens. A tal (tank) situated at the west side of the garden, is surrounded by hilly ground (part of the Delhi ridge, forms a katora, bowl-shaped natural depression), which gives the place its name.
Upgraded Talkatora Indoor Stadium was inaugurated on 25 February 2010. The stadium is a unique piece of architecture with an elegant look. The stadium was a venue for the 2010 Commonwealth Games for the event of boxing. There was a star night to raise funds for the Kargil War relief fund. During November 1978, Leftists organized a national delegate session here which was attended by more than 7,000 trade union delegates.
The stadium has one competition ring and four warm-up areas. The stadium has a tunnel to facilitate movement of the athletes from the Facility Block to the main stadium. The stadium has been connected to a tunnel which is used by the athletes, it has multiple facilities which include acoustic ceiling of dome, scoreboard, video screens and sports lighting. A number of environment-friendly material and energy-efficient devices have been used in this block to make it a green building.
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