MUMBAI: The Maharashtra state government has finally given its permission to the Sunil Gavaskar Foundation to convert the reserved plot for an indoor academy complex into a full-fledged multi-facility sports complex.

Gavaskar's foundation had been allotted the plot measuring 2,000 square metres way back in 1988.

Through a Government Regulation (GR), the government gave its go-ahead to the Sunil Gavaskar Foundation and now the reserved plot in the Bandra-Kurla complex can be turned into a multi-facility sports complex. 

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