The fourth T20I between India and Australia faced a power outage in Raipur stadium owing to an outstanding bill of ₹3.16 crore.

The Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh stadium in Raipur, designated for the fourth T20 International match between India and Australia, encounters an electricity crisis as a consequence of an unsettled bill from 2009

The venue, grappling with a power outage, raises concerns just hours before the crucial cricket encounter, as reported by NDTV.

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A ₹3.16 crore unpaid bill resulted in the disconnection of the stadium’s power supply half a decade ago. Although a provisional electrical connection now serves the spectators’ gallery and boxes, the stadium authorities intend to utilize generators for the floodlights during the match, according to the publication.

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  • The in-charge of Raipur Rural Circle, noted that the Cricket Association Secretary has requested an enhancement in the capacity of the temporary electrical connection. Despite obtaining approval to upgrade to 1,000 KV, the implementation is still pending.

The stadium’s electricity predicament is not a recent occurrence. In 2018, participants in a half-marathon were surprised by the absence of power supply. It was subsequently disclosed that the stadium’s outstanding electricity dues had been accumulating since 2009, as reported by the publicati

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The maintenance of the stadium was initially delegated to the Public Works Department (PWD), while the Sports Department handled other expenses. However, a dispute over the unpaid electricity bill has unfolded between both departments.

Despite receiving numerous notices from the electricity company directed to both the PWD and Sports Department, the outstanding dues continue unresolved. This financial impasse persists, despite the stadium having hosted three international cricket matches since the power disruption in 2018.

Interim electrical arrangement

Tarunesh Singh Parihar, the media coordinator for the Chhattisgarh State Cricket Sangh (CSCS), voiced apprehensions about conducting international matches under these circumstances. As per his statement to NDTV, he mentioned that the stadium resorts to generators as a workaround for significant events.

Additionally, he stated that a provisional connection has been established in the name of CSCS.

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