Salt Lake Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Kolkataer district Bidhan Nagar (Salt Lake City) . The arena, with its 120 000 seats in a three-story facility for the Strahov stadium in the Czech Republic and the stadium of the 1st May in North Korea the third largest stadium in the world . It is owned by the Government of West Bengal and is the staging of football matches and athletics competitions. The plant was built in 1984.
The regular major events include the city of Derby’s East Bengal Club and Mohun Bagan , two of the most successful teams of the Indian football. It is the home stadium of the third National Football League clubs from Kolkata Mohammedan Sporting Club . The Indian national football team wears their home games at the stadium often. Among the athletics events were held here, the 1987 SAF Games (South Asian Federation Games) and various national competitions.