Online sale of tickets for Commonwealth TT Championship begins
    Bhubaneswar, Jul 11 (PTI) Online sale of tickets for
the forthcoming 21st Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships
to be held at Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium in Cuttack from
July 17 to 22 started on Thursday.
    Fans can purchase tickets at websites, www.paytm.com
and www.insider.in and redeem them from July 15 onwards at the
Box Office set up at Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium. Physical
tickets are mandatory to gain entry to the stadium, official
sources said Thursday.
    Daily tickets are priced at Rs 50 and Rs 100, while
season tickets (entry for all six days) are priced at Rs 200
and Rs 400. The event will feature singles and team events for
both men and women, spanning over six days starting July 17.
    Kicking off the online sale of tickets here, Odisha's
Sports and Youth Services Minister Tusharkanti Behera, said,
"With just a few days to go for the official opening of the
21st Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships, we are happy to
announce that the online sale of tickets for the much awaited
tournament has commenced."
    "Our ticketing partners have made it convenient for
people to purchase and redeem tickets. We encourage fans to
throng the stadium and support and cheer the teams," he said.
    A total of 16 countries - Australia, Bangladesh,
Cyprus, England, Ghana, Guyana, India, Malaysia, Nigeria,
Pakistan, Scotland, Singapore, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Uganda
and Wales will battle it for the coveted team and singles
    Odisha Government had on July 1 signed an Memorandum
of Understanding (MoU) with the Table Tennis Federation of
India (TTFI) for hosting the championship.
    The MoU was signed between Department of Sports and
Youth Services, Table Tennis Federation of India (TTFI) and
Odisha State Table Tennis Association (OSTTA). PTI SKN

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