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Madhya Pradesh CM inaugurates road named after Tendulkar

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Gwalior, Jan 27 (PTI) A new 3.55 km long road, namedafter iconic batsman Sachin Tendulkar, has been inaugurated byMadhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan here.

The four-lane road constructed at a cost of Rs 2.89crore from the Madhya Pradesh High Court''s Gwalior Bench toHuravli village was named after Tendulkar to mark his historicdouble century feat in the one-day international.

Tendulkar became the first ever cricketer to score adouble century in history of ODI cricket after his amazinginnings against South Africa in the second ODI played onFebruary 24 last year in the city.

Chouhan inaugurated the road yesterday on the occasionof Republic Day.

Story first published: Friday, January 28, 2011, 0:01 [IST]
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