A land measuring about 7.07 acres at Tilak Maidan, Siliguri, was transferred by the Defence Ministiy in favour of the State Government sometime in 1979 for constructing a stadium thereon. An amount of Rs.24.93 lakhs was paid by the State Govt, to the Defence Ministry towards cost of the said parcel of land. A stadium was constructed on the said land by Siliguri Municipal Corporation. The total seating capacity in the stadium galleries is 35,000. The playing arena is about 14,300 sq. metre. There is a youth hostel of 96 bed capacity inside the stadium for accommodation of players etc. There is a Siliguri Stadium Committee to look after management of the stadium. The stadium has been named as Kanchenjungha Krirangan.