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Commonwealth Games
(Event Date: October 3rd - 14th) First Organised At Hamilton in 1930 Sports 17 (More than past) Participating Nations 73 (More than past) Opening and Closing Ceremony Jawaharlal Nehru University Expected Expenditure Nearly Rs.11,494 crore (Approx.)

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Blast, Light, Dance and Loud Hooting on Open Ceremony of Commonwealth Games

"Opening ceremony includes hundreds of drummers, giant helium balloon - Roaring and Hooting of Spectators" Images are projected onto a kind of airship during the opening ceremony for the 19th Commonwealth Games at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium in New Delhi, India

Grand, Colorful and Rocking opening of Commonwealth Games. Stadium rocks with loud roaring and hooting of spectators. Giant helium balloon Indicating the Pulsating Spirit of Ceremony. Dashing sky-Fireworks to enchant the eye-balls of all spectators. Prince Charles has declared the Commonwealth Games officially open. Prince Charles read the Queen's message. CWG depicted 5,000 years of India's history in a pageant of music, light and dance. About 100,000 police and paramilitary officers were deployed. Fighter aircraft and helicopter gunships watched anti elements About 60,000 people filled Nehru Stadium for the opening ceremony. Blasting hooting for Kalmadi's Comments and each statements. Most expensive CWG Games so far, with cost estimates more than $10bn (6.3bn) Indian government - efforts to remove the mosquitoes carrying dengue virus.

Commonwealth Games 2010 Opening Ceremony Fireworks

The Commonwealth Games program is being divided into 6 sections. The ceremony following the sequence: Rhythm of India, Swagatam , Tree of Knowledge, Yoga, Great Tree of

Knowledge, Yoga, Great Indian journey and A.R Rahman will perform CWG anthem - all was awesome. At last Fireworks went off filled the air in sky. A spectacular laser fireworks show lit up the evening sky and India took a giant leap, 28 years after it hosted the Asian Games.

Pulsating With A Sportsman Spirit

A big event like Commonwealth Games is undoubtedly an event for lifetime. Its for sure that this sports fiesta will be remembered as a remarkable event in the history of India and will definitely add more glitter to India's crown.

Date For Common Wealth Games 2010

Commonwealth Games, 2010 fever in India is at acme and countdown for this amazing bouquet of exquisite sports has already began. It is scheduled to start from October 3rd and continues upto October 14th.

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Commonwealth Games Ticket

The countdown for Commonwealth Games has already began and the Commonwealth Games ticket are running short of stock. Prices for the opening ceremony ranges Rs 1,000 to Rs 50,000; while for the closing ceremony it will start from Rs 750 to Rs 50, 000 for the best seat. The tickets ranges from Rs. 50 to Rs. 50000 and some roads events are low costed too. The first lot of ticket sale, commenced on 4th June'10 has already completed. And, the second phase will be commenced on 15th August'10. Around 50 ticket booking centers will be arranged in Delhi and the NCR. There will be five retail outlets in each of the metro cities, including: Kolkata, Chennai, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Chandigarh, Pune and Hyderabad. For other events, the price of tickets starts from 50 rupees ($1.05) and 100 rupees($2.19). Here's a general guide to the price of tickets:

Aquatics -- 50 rupees to 1,000 rupees Archery -- 100 rupees to 500 rupees Athletics -- 100 rupees to 1,000 rupees Badminton -- 200 rupees to 1,000 rupees Boxing -- 250 rupees to 1,000 rupees Hockey -- 100 rupees to 1,000 rupees Lawn Bowls -- 50 rupees to 250 rupees Netball -- 50 rupees to 500 rupees Rugby -- 100 rupees to 250 rupees Shooting -- 250 rupees Squash -- 100 rupees to 750 rupees Table Tennis -- 100 rupees to 750 rupees Weightlifting -- 250 rupees to 750 rupees Wrestling -- 100 rupees to 1,000 rupees

Commonwealth Games Exclusive Theme Song

The Commonwealth Games Theme Song, Jiyo Utho Bado Jeeto (Live, Rise, Ascend, Win) sung sweetly by A. R. Rahmans. Rahman is all out to fulfill his promise of making the Commonwealth Games 2010 theme song better than Shakiras football World Cup anthem Waka Waka.

Logo and Slogan of Common Wealth Games 2010

The main source of inspiration for 2010's Commonwealth Games logo is Ashoka Chakra, which stands as the symbol for freedom, unity and power. This logo was revealed at an event held at the India Gate on 6th January, 2008. The logo has spirals at the upward direction which symbolizes the rise of our country as a global power and showcases its evolution from a traditional country to a modern nation. The colors of the logo symbolizes the diverse and vibrant culture of the country and its citizens. Apart from these, other parts of the logo displays India's heartiest welcome to the 71 nations of Commonwealth groups. Come Out and play is the slogan for the Commonwealth Games.
Various Sports Of Commonwealth Games

17 disciplines of sports competition will be organized under the banner of Common Wealth Games, 2010: Aquatics, Athletics, Archery, Badminton, Boxing, Cycling, Gymnastics, Hockey, Lawn Bowls, Net Ball, Shooting, Squash, Rugby 7s Table Tennis, Triathlon, Weightlifting and Wrestling.

Photo Gallery Of Commonwealth Games

Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium

Dr Karni Singh Shooting Range

Talkatora Indoor Stadium

Dr SP Mukherjee Swimming Stadium

RK Khanna Tennis Complex

Indira Gandhi Sports Complex

Siri Fort Sports Complex

Cycling velodrome

Thyagaraj Sports Complex


Venue For Commonwealth Games

Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium

Welcome to Delhi, the pride host of the Common Wealth Games and experience this ancient city like you have never experienced before. To make this sporting event a successful one, Delhi State Government in collaboration with the Central Government is keeping no stone unturned. Visit for Queries related Commonwealth Games Ticket Delhi, the national capital of our country is all set to host it. The rugged and serene landscape of Delhi's prestigious Jawaharlal Nehru University has been selected for the colorful opening and closing ceremonies of Commonwealth Games. This venue is also selected for Athletic, lawn bowl and weightlifting competitions. Other stadiums and sport complexes which are selected for various sports within the territory of Delhi are as follows. Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium Dhyan Chand National Stadium Indira Gandhi Stadium Delhi University Sport Complex Tyagaraj Sports Complex Siri Fort Sports Complex Dr. Karni Singh Shooting Range Talkatora Stadium SPM Swimming Pool Complex RK Khanna Tennis Complex Yamuna Sports Complex For Athletics, lawn bowls, weightlifting for Hockey for Archery, Cycling, Gymanstics and Wrestling for Rugby for Netball for Badminton and Squash for shooting for boxing for Aquatics for Tennis and for Table Tennis

Participating Nations for Commonwealth Games

There are currently 85 nations planning to participate in the Commonwealth Games of 2010. In alphabetical order, these nations are:

Afghanistan, Algeria, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, Bhutan, Botswana, British Virgin Islands, Brunei, Cameroon, Canada, Cayman Islands, Christmas Island, Cook Island, Cyprus, Dominica, England, Eritrea, Falkland, Fiji, Gambia, Ghana, Gibraltar, Grenada, Guernsey, Guyana, India, Israel, Isle of Man, Jamaica, Jersey, Kenya, Kiribati, Lesotho, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Madagascar, Malta, Mauritius, Montserrat, Mozambique, Namibia, Nauru, New Zealand, Nigeria, Niue, Norfolk Island, Northern Ireland, Palestine, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Rodrigues, Rwanda, Saint Helena, Saint kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, Scotland, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Swaziland, Tanzania, Tokelau, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands, Tuvalu, Uganda,Vanuatu, Wales, Yemen, Zambia.

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Commonwealth Games Schedule

The upcoming Common wealth Games will be a landmark event in the sports calendar of India. Only a few days are left, when athletes from different corners of the world will present their breath-taking skills. The commonwealth Games Schedule includes an array of sporting events, ranging from Aquatics, Archery, Badminton, Gymnastics, Boxing, Cycling, Hockey, Weightlifting, Wrestling and lot more. Check out the concise list of common wealth games scheduled according to the respective dates and venues.

Sporting Events According to Commonwealth Games Schedule

Opening Ceremony Aquatics Archery Athletics Badminton Boxing Cycling: Gymnastics Hockey Lawn Bowls Netball

3rd October 4th October to 13th October 4th October to 10th October 6th October to 13th October 4th October to 13th October 4th October to 10th October & 12th October 4th October to 7th October, 9th October & 13th October 4th October to 6th October, 8th October, 9th October, 11th October to 13th October 4th October to 13th October 4th October to 12th October 4th October to 13th October

J N Stadium SPM Swimming & Pool Complex Yamuna Sports Complex/India Gate Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium Siri Fort Sports Complex Talkatora Indoor Stadium I. G. Indoor Stadium Complex I. G. Indoor Stadium Complex Maj. Dhyan Chand National Stadium Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium Tyagaraj Sports Complex

Rugby 7s Shooting Squash Table Tennis Tennis Weightlifting Wrestling Closing Ceremony

11th October & 12th October 5th October to 13th October 4th October to 13th October 4th October to 13th October 4th October to 10th October 4th October to 12th October 5th October to 8th October 14th October

Delhi University Dr. Karni Singh Shooting Range Siri Fort Sports Complex Yamuna Sports Complex R K Tennis Complex Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium I. G. Indoor Stadium Complex J N Stadium

Queen's Baton Relay

The upcoming Commonwealth Games in Delhi will flag off the colorful Queens Baton Relay, a worth the watch event in the sports festival. Introduced in Cardiff 1958, the Relay has become an important tradition in the Commonwealth Games, organized after every four years. It represents the huge gathering of enthusiasts from different corners of the world. The commonwealth games 2006 held in Melbourne has left an everlasting impression in the history of sports and culture. The metropolis is one of the populous city in the State of Venice. The Baton has successfully made a journey of 180,000 km around the stadium and set a benchmark till date. Queen Baton Relay represents the power of unity and diversity of the Commonwealth of Nations. With each Games, the relay has grown up as a tradition in terms of scale and significance. The four-yearly festival is involving more number of participants from different nations and hence bringing more excitement. As of now, Commonwealth Games 2010 in Delhi is all set to introduce the longest and highly sophisticated Relay. Henceforth, take pride to be a part of this auspicious occasion.

Games Village For Commonwealth Games

To provide housing facility to the 8,500 participating athletes and officials of these afore mentioned nations, Delhi Development Authority (DDA) has constructed a new and modern Games village. This built near the famous Akshardham temple along the east bank of the Yamuna river and stretches over an area of 63.5 hectare. A hefty amount of USD 230.7 million has been spent by the Delhi Government in its construction.

Impact On Indian Tourism Industry

Common Wealth Games, 2010 is assumed to have a great impact over the Indian tourism industry. As this mega event will attract thousands of sport lovers to India, all key stakeholders

of tourism sectors are geared up for CWG. It is assumed that around 2 million foreign tourists and 3.5 million tourists from different parts of India are likely to arrive in Delhi for Common Wealth Games 2010. So, various states of our country are planning their best to utilize this wonderful event in their favor.

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Destinations Geared - up for CWG

To enhance the enjoyment level of vacationers who are planning to visit India for CWG, 2010, Some of the celebrated Indian states such as Delhi, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Uttranchal etc are bedecked with new attires.
Delhi

Delhi, the pride venue for Common Wealth Games, 2010 is all set to woo and provide visual retreats to the spectators of the CWG. State Government has taken several significant initiatives for the improvisation and beautification of this newly emerged cosmopolitan city. So, that Delhi rent a part of its heart to millions of tourists who are planning to come over this city during the CWGs. Famed as a melting pot of rich culture and contemporary entertainment, Delhi is dotted with numerous historic monuments of bygone era as well as modern world. Delhi tourism board has renovated most of the architectural masterpieces created by Mughal and Britishers to mesmerize the onlookers. Some such architectural treasures of the city are Red fort, Qutub Minar, Humayun's Tomb, India Gate, Old Fort etc. Along with renovation, Delhi government has also constructed some fabulous amusement parks and entertainment zones. Beside Delhi, other part of National Capital Region (NCR) which will also beckon large number of holidaymakers are Agra and Jaipur. These two places are very significant on Indian tourist map due to the famous World Heritage Site Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Fatehpur Sikri and forts and palaces of Jaipur.
Transportation Facility For CWG

Free DTC buses and Metro rail transportation for the Commonwealth Games Ticket Holders but it is upto the starting venue only. Apart from renovation projects, Delhi government has also taken care of transportation facility within the city. Pubic transport facilities have been improved by introducing DTC buses and AC Metro feeder buses. Local transportation has added 5000 new cabs to travel all around the city. Even Indian Railway has also declared to be the lead partner for CWG, 2010. It would also launch a special train, the Commonwealth Express which will have an exhibition and travel all over India to promote the Games as well as the spirit of sportsmanship among the youth.

Commonwealth Games Hotels

With each passing day, the mega sports event is coming closer. Along with providing Commonwealth Games Ticket, Delhi is all set to provide best accommodation at budget tariff. Sources confirmed that, around 6500 commonwealth games hotels are offering discounted tariffs by 25-30 %. However, of the 15,000 rooms available with Games Travel Office, about 2,000 have been reserved. Though booking games hotels are at slow pace now, Travel & Tourism industries are excepting more in coming days.

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Accommodation facility for Commonwealth Games

It is expected that 22-27 hotels with 300500 rooms will be constructed within or nearby to Delhi. The number of hotels might increase if serviced apartments and mixed-used developments are taken into consideration. Delhi Development Authority (DDA) has auctioned many hotel sites in the capital during the past few months to meet up such high tourist influx, during the CWG. Hotel majors including the Oberoi Group, Taj Group, and the Leela Group are all gearing up to participate in the upcoming developments. While the Oberoi Group has plans to set up two hotels in Delhi and Gurgaon, the Indian Hotel Company has plans to develop three hotels in Delhi and Gurgaon. Likewise, the Leela Group is developing a 319-room, five-star-hotel in Delhi. Unitech, a Delhi-based real estate developer, is also setting up three new hotels, while international hotel major Marriot is setting up hotels in Delhi, Noida and Gurgaon. Along with Delhi, other states which are likely to draw tourists during CWG, 2010 are Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Uttranchal, Uttar Pradesh etc.

Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation ( HPTDC) has also created new ambitious business plans to boost their tourism industry. Himachal Pradesh Tourism Development

Corporation is giving more emphasis on the hospitality sector. Keeping in view the coming Common Wealth Games 2010, special packages are designed to captivate the attention of the players and the sports lovers. These packages are offered to promote the health tourism and beckon the health loving tourists to experience the serene beauty of this mountainous state.

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Harayana

Another Indian state which has geared up for the upcoming Commonwealth Games 2010 is Haryana. The Tourism Ministry of this state has launched a Bed and Breakfast scheme in the National Capital Region (NCR) following the foot prints of Delhi. It has shortlisted some of the houses and guest houses having better infrastructure and facilities to accommodate the guests. This will help to generate revenue for the department. Also the Haryana government has completed construction of 7,000 rooms for the Commonwealth Games. These are built in the area of NCR. Remaining 3000 rooms will be completed by the end of 2009.
Uttaranchal

Uttaranchal is another state which is getting ready to attract such large number of tourists. It has various exotic locations to mesmerize the visitors. Ananda Spa resort which is a renown world wide as the Ayurvediac and spa centre is also situated in the lap of this mountainous state . It is a nice option to rejuvenate owns mind, body and soul.
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Highlights of Commonwealth Games

Found Thousands of Condoms in CWG Village - Rubbery problem The Commonwealth Games Village is confronting a civic problem again. It is not the dirty loos or spit-stained bathrooms, but choked drains, which are now causing problems. And this time, the athletes themselves are to blame. When some toilets used by the athletes were found clogged, plumbers were called in to clean them. They found that thousands of used condoms, which had been flushed down, were clogging the system.

Blast, Light, Dance & Hooting on Open Ceremony of CWG, 2010 Drummers beat out a countdown to the opening as a vast helium balloon rose towards the sky. Organisers are seeking to shake off a run-up dogged by construction delays, corruption scandals and concerns over health and safety. Fighter aircraft and helicopter gunships are on standby. About 100,000 police and paramilitary officers were deployed as shops and businesses closed for the day. About 80,000 police on duty have been reinforced by 17,000 paramilitary troops to counter the danger of an attack by extremists.

India feeling proud for winning note on Commonwealth Games Hockey India's 3-2 win against Malaysia did not matter as

much as the three points that came with the result as it provided the hosts a solid start to their men's hockey campaign in the Commonwealth Games here Tuesday, so says coach Jose Brasa. 'Malaysia had other opportunities to score and we were also not good inside the 'd',' said Brasa while pointing out that one of the major differences between the two teams was the number of 'field players' he had for substitutions. On penalty corner specialist Sandeep Singh's absence from the field for the first 27 minutes, Brasa said: 'We played our best team, but later we played Sandeep for much of the second half. It had to do with our rotation of players so that everyone was fresh.'

Kailash Kher performing at Common Wealth Games closing ceremony The sensational Sufi singer Kailash Kher will be giving an astounding performance in the closing ceremony of common wealth games which will be held on 14th October at Jawahar Lal Nehru Stadium, Delhi. The closing ceremony is expected to be a great extravaganza and the athletes will be in a gloomy mood as they will be going back to their own places after so much of hard work and dedication. To make them lively and to keep their journey memorable Kailash Kher will be performing live.

Delhi Metro Stations Decorated with works of art for Commonwealth Games DMRC spokesperson said - 'Additional house keeping staff has been already deputed to all the important stations and more queue managers will be engaged at all stations leading to the Games venues'. Along with that about 250 scouts and guides and 153 Bangalore Metro trainees will be deployed at various stations for crowd control

and management control. 'Volunteers of the Metro Citizens' Forum have also been instructed to be more vigilant and devote their time at the stations whenever possible.'' Assistant Station Manager - the grade of Metro official will also be posted at the control room of the Commonwealth Games Committee for better coordination and all types of controls.

Athletes focus on practice ahead of Commonwealth Games Athletes got down to training on Wednesday for the Commonwealth Games in New Delhi, putting aside concerns about poor accommodation and a dengue fever epidemic that have embarrassed the hosts. Hundreds of athletes from around the world poured into the Indian capital, host for the Oct. 3-14 multi-sports event. Competitions kick off on Oct. 4. Teams from the 71 nations that are members of the Commonwealth are all due to be in place at the Games Village by Thursday, the Commonwealth Games Federation said in a statement. The Indian authorities, criticised for providing filthy accommodation and shoddy contruction of some of the venue sites, are working around the clock to clean up the Games Village to house up to 8,000 athletes and officials. Security has been ramped up with some 100,000 police, including sniper units, guarding the Games, in one of the biggest ever security crackdowns on the capital.

Plan of the apes: Security staff deploy langurs Security officials at the Commonwealth Games aren't monkeying around anymore, deploying langurs at several venues in New Delhi to keep smaller simians from causing any trouble. Langurs are a common type on monkey in south Asia, and because they are large and fierce they are often used in India to keep other monkeys in

check in public places. The New Delhi Municipal Council said it will put 10 langurs on duty outside several venues starting Wednesday, but that number will increase in the days leading up to Sunday's opening ceremony. "The additional langurs will take care of the games venues and other important areas," the council told the Press Trust of India news agency. Spotting monkeys in Delhi is not uncommon. The animals roam through buildings throughout city, often causing havoc as they scamper through hospitals and government offices.

"Delhi CWG were doomed from start" Legendary American athlete Michael Johnson joined the chorus of sports personalities who have criticised the Delhi Commonwealth Games. The specially-built Games village for the multisport event, which starts on Sunday, was slammed last week as nations from around the world hit out at the poor state of its cleanliness and drainage. Johnson, now a BBC television commentator, feels that the decision to stage the Games in October, outside the mainstream season for athletics, traditionally the event's central attraction was a wrong decision. "This edition of the Commonwealth Games was doomed from the start," Johnson wrote in his column in a British newspaper.

Narcotics Control Bureau seeks help to choke drug flow during CWG To prevent the flow of Delhi narcotics during Commonwealth Games when a large numbers of foreigners are expected, the Narcotics Control Bureau has decided to seek the help of agencies like the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence and Customs. The Narcotics Control Bureau Delhi unit and headquarters at a recent meeting with the heads of other agencies, mooted and forwarded

steps to prevent peddlers from selling narcotics to foreign tourists. It will be a curse for our so coming commonwealth games.

New Upcoming Commonwealth Games in Glasgow in 2014 The Delhi 2010 Flag Handover Ceremony handed the next commonwealth games to Glasgow in 2014. After the Commonwealth Games Federation flag is lowered, as part of the Delhi 2010 Flag Handover Ceremony, its passed onto the city of Glasgow to be held in 2014, officially now the new hosts of the Games. By Volunteer cast of 348 and an 8 minute mass creative piecewill will showcase the city and officially invite the Commonwealth games to Glasgow in 2014. Glasgow curiously welcoming it for the incoming commonwealth games.

New Zealand attending Commonwealth games New Zealand will compete at the New Delhi Commonwealth Games but will review progress around athletes' accommodation and security on a daily basis. The New Zealand Olympic Committee announced after a near seven-hour meeting Friday that it would continue planning for its athletes to begin arriving in the Indian capital from Sept. 28.

Rahman to sing at Commonwealth Games Inaugural Show As a tribute to the Father of the Nation, Rahman will also sing the Mahatmas favourite hymn Vaishnava Jan To for the 60,000-strong audience at the inaugural ceremony of the Games at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium. Music maestro A R Rahman is all set to rock the inaugural ceremony

of the Commonwealth Games with his chart burster Jai Ho and Maa Tujhe Salam numbers.

23 injured in stadium footbridge collapse, chaos of Commonwealth Games The ill-fated New Delhi Commonwealth Games 2010, just 12 days away, has suffered another major setback after a footbridge near the event's main stadium collapsed, injuring at least 23 labourers out of which five of them are serious.

Commonwealth Games Ticket On High Sale The first lot of ticket for Commonwealth Games has already been sold. Mr. Sanjay Aggarwal, General Manager of IRCTC has confirmed that, till date, over Rs 18 crore worth of the ticket for has been sold for the sporting extravaganza . As of now, only 22 lakh tickets are available and an official online ticketing agency will be held between 3rd October to 14th October in New Delhi.

Special Train for Common Wealth Games Mr. E Ahamed, Union Minister for Railways has started the Commonwealth Games Special Train services. Inaugurated on 24th June'10, the train has already left from New Delhi and is expected to cover all the major part of the country. Following the campaign in Kerala, the train have special stoppage on Kollam and Thiruvananthapuram and will reach Delhi on 1st October.

Commonwealth Games Delay - Delhi Government

Mr. M S Gill, Sports Minister has charged Delhi government for delay in preparing access from the Games Village to the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium. On a debate session in Lok Sabha, Gill said that he finds uncomfortable for 12000 athletes to stay far away from the main venue. Meanwhile, Dr. Sheila Dikshit, Chief Minister of Delhi has confirmed that, despite the slow progress, the mega sport event will be a successful one.

Tata Motors providing Transportations CWG 2010 Most recently, Commonwealth Games Organizing Committee has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Tata Motors Ltd. Accordingly, the company has assured to provide 1, 789 vehicles for transportation during the mega sport event. As per agreement, the company will also provide drivers with branded uniforms and will take care of the maintenance of the vehicles.

Tourist Buses During Common wealth Games Concerning the comfort of tourists, Delhi will introduce the special 'Hop-on, hop-off' bus services. A total of 10 to 15 buses will help travelers enjoy monumental tour to Jama Masjid, Red Fort, Chandni Chowk, Qutab Minar, Purana Qila, Begumpuri Masjid, Hauz Khas monuments and Tughlaqabad Fort, and other places of interest in Mehrauli area and Lutyens' Delhi. Happy Traveling!

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