The first offline ticket for the upcoming T20I between India and South Africa in Cuttack on June 12, was bought by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at his residence on Monday.
Pankaj Lochan Mohanty (president, OCA), Sanjay Behera (secretary, OCA), Deepak Kumar Singh (zonal head, HDFC Bank Odisha) and Animesh Biswal (cluster head, HDFC Bank, Odisha) were present on the occasion.
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Meanwhile, the opening quota ticket was bought by Subash Singh (Mayor, Cuttack) authorised representative of Cuttack District Athletic Association and then followed by members from the affiliated units.
The ticket sale for affiliated units started at OCA Conference Hall at 10:00 am and closed at 6:00 pm – with the banking partner HDFC and other officials validating the ticketing process.