Maulana Azad Stadium in Jammu

Named after one of the freedom fighters the stadium of Jammu is one of the home grounds of the Jammu and Kashmir cricket association teams. This stadium is named the Maulana Azad Stadium, which was constructed in reverence and remembrance of the great freedom fighter. This stadium is located on the banks of the famous Tawi River.  It is situated in the place named Nawabad in Jammu. This place is one of the symbols of the sporting culture of Jammu and is held in great reverence by the state level cricketers.

Maulana Azad Stadium has been the centre stage for the domestic level cricket matches from a long time. It was in the year 1966, that the first domestic cricket match was played on this ground. It also played a host to one of the international cricket matches between India and New Zealand in the year of 1988, however, the match was washed off due to heavy downpour and rains. The stadium has hosted a women’s test match between India and West Indies and one Women's One Day International between India and New Zealand in 1985.

Maulana Azad Stadium in Jammu

This is also a multipurpose ground as it serves as a parade ground for Republic Day celebrations every year. A lodging centre at the stadium provides shelter to a number of pilgrims who are on their way of a religious trip to Amarnath and this is the place from where the Yatra is flagged off officially.

Significance of  Maulana Azad Stadium in Jammu

Maulana Azad Stadium in JammuThis stadium has been in the eye of the storm due to the various terrorist activities which were either planned  with this stadium in the centre. It is a normal practice and ritual for the Governor of the state to address the general public by witnessing the celebrations of Republic Day. It is usually done by saluting the parade which normally has a minimum of  thirty to forty thousand people in attendance. As a part of security measures there is a precedence of digging up the entire ground. An ancient structure of  plastered lime and brick was discovered in the year 2000. It was reported by a print daily that the structure was related to water since a drain was found.

There are many rallies and other public events that take place in this stadium or usually have this stadium as their commencement point.

How to reach Maulana Azad Stadium in Jammu

The stadium can be easily reached at by road as the connectivity with Nawabad is very comprehensive and robust. This is located in close vicinity to the Tawi bridge.The 4th Tawi bridge road and the Canal road lead to the Tawi Bridge and from here the adjoining area of Nawabad can be reached.

In short, this is the most revered spot by the cricket lovers of Jammu and it is a symbol of the sport loving fraternity that exists in Jammu.

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    Gourav kumar from Jammu 7 Hours ago

    I want to join athletc and iam 18 year old

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    Gourav kumar from Jammu 7 Hours ago

    I want to join athletc and iam 18 year old

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    Birender partap singh from Jammu 18 Days ago

    Sir I want to join cricket and I am16 years old.

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    Tanish from jammu 130 Days ago

    from when here u 14 trail for cricket is start ??plzz reply

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    Ridhika from Jammu 130 Days ago

    Can i join the coaching for basketball. I am 19 years old

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    Anjali sharma from Jammu 197 Days ago

    I want to join badminton pls tell me the procedure

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    Vikas kundal from Samba 203 Days ago

    Hye I am 17years old and I want to join basketball team

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    SUNIL kumar from CHACK bhagwana 203 Days ago

    Athletic. Sports

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    Ram Paul Singh from Greater Kailash Jammu 203 Days ago

    My son has 8 year and please auggsug game which is also helpful for his future in sports activities...Thankyou

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    Anjali sharma from Jammu 203 Days ago

    I want to join badminton pls tell me the procedure

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    SUNIL kumar from CHACK bhagwana 270 Days ago

    Athletic. Sports

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    Sahil Samyal from Jammu 270 Days ago

    Sir I want to join Athletic and I am 18 year old

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    Sahil Samyal from Jammu 270 Days ago

    Sir I want to join Athletic and I am 18 year old

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    Gagan Sudan from Jammu 304 Days ago

    Sir I want to join basketball and I am 20 yrs old . I have played inter school tournaments.

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    ABHI SHARMA from JAMMU 323 Days ago

    Hello sir, I'm 18 yrs old and I want to join cricket classes.........can I

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    Keshav Chandan from Jammu 385 Days ago

    Hello, I'm 16 year old and I want to join basketball classes ..... can I.

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    MAKHAN LAL from JAMMU 385 Days ago

    HI..MY SON 4 YEARS OLD .I WANT TO JOIN HIM ANY GAME .PLZ GUIDE ME

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    Simran Singh from Jammu 418 Days ago

    Hello, my self simran Singh I'm 15 years old I'm interested to join martial arts classes .. Which date the classes are ... Starts ..

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    Mehak gurung from Jammu 454 Days ago

    I am 13 years old so I want to join badminton classes and im a beginner so how could I join and will there be any coaching for beginner

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    Mehak gurung from Jammu 476 Days ago

    I am 13 years old so I want to join badminton classes and im a beginner so how could I join and will there be any coaching for beginner

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    Rajan kumar from Jammu 476 Days ago

    I want to join ma stadium

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    Priyanka mehra from Jammu 626 Days ago

    I am 14 years old so i want to join swimming classes and im a beginner so how could i join and will there be any coaching for beginners..

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    Paritosh Verma from Bishnah 627 Days ago

    I m a sub junior basketball player practicing daily at the MA Stadium and I want to play the National Sub Junior Basketball Match

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    shalu from kathua 750 Days ago

    I want to know that which sport event is recently going on and I want to participate in games and what is the procedure

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    Sandeep from Jammu 778 Days ago

    I want to register my son 5+ years for Gymnastics & Martial Arts training. Do you have these sports in MAM Stadium? You are requested to please tell me procedure for the same and also send me the detail procedure for admission along with the fee structure.Thanks Sandeep

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    tamheed nazirfrom jammu 750 Days ago

    Sir visit ma stadium office and take the application form and submit it then ur son can easily register in GMA trainingjai hind

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    poonam sharma from jammu 847 Days ago

    i want to register my brother for cricket coaching..what iz procedure

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    Tundup Namgual from Jammu 855 Days ago

    Sir is the court for volleyball and basketball free for every one.....

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    nitinfrom jammu 385 Days ago

    I am of 18years .i want pRatice For basketball please inform me soon about fee and schedule

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    Tamheed Nazir from srinagar 943 Days ago

    I want get admission in cricket coaching plz say me can I submit my form

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    Deepali from Jammu 973 Days ago

    I want to register my daughter 2+ for gymnastics. Wat is the procedure

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    Manish kumar from kathua 995 Days ago

    Is there any official site of Maulana Azad Stadium ?

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    HANS RAJ from JAMMU 1132 Days ago

    R/Sir I want to register of my sons Rahul Kalotra (12 years) & Sahil Kalotra (9 Years) for sports (Basketball) or other sports, Please write me on my mail address how to register my sons for sports activities and what is the fee and documents required for registration. Please write me I shall highly thankful Thanks Hans Raj

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    jammuonline.in Expertfrom 1096 Days ago

    Hi! Kindly visit the stadium for the details

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