Earlier it was reported that Malinga would miss a substantial part of the tournament due to an SLC tournament.
The BCCI also donated 20 crores to the Indian armed forces.
The proposal was made to the Committee of Administrators (COA) by general manager cricket operations Saba Karim and NCA chief operating officer Tufan Ghosh
The fan parks base is now extended to 21 states and 36 cities.
A BCCI official also revealed the plan about rolling out a Women's IPL this year.
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The board has kept Vishakhapatnam as a backup venue in case of unseen problems.
Instances of display of political hoardings during cricket matches were witnessed earlier.
"The new BCCI constitution lays down everything."
The tournament begins on March 23 and the final league game will be played on May 5.