In a first, India gets its own multi-sports museum at Kolkata
- 1.Sporting exploits,
3. records and
frozen in time and feted across the world are set to be showcased in the country's first multi-sports museum.
- Presented jointly by sports historian Boria Majumdar and industrialist Harsh Neotia, the Fanattic Sports Museum (FSM) at EcoSpace in New Town, Rajarhat, will showcase rare artefacts collected by the former over two decades.
- Cricket legends Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly and Olympic champion Abhinav Bindra and Para-Olympic medalists Devendra Jhajharia and Deepa Malik inaugurated the museum.
- The gloves which Sachin Tendulkar wore while scoring his 100th hundred, a boot owned by Lionel Messi, a Chelsea shirt of the 2012 Champions League winning team member Didier Drogba, a chess board signed by Viswanathan Anand, Pele’s 1970 Brazil shirt are some of the reference points for sports nuts at the Fanatic Sports Museum, India’s first multi-sports museum.
Quick Question for Bank PO/ IBPS Exams 2016-17:
India got its own multi-sports museum in which city?