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The Commonwealth Games is a multi-sport event held every four years involving the elite athletes of the Commonwealth Nations. The 2010 common wealth games were officially known as XIX Commonwealth Games. The first such event, then known as the British Empire Games, was held in 1930. The name had changed from British Commonwealth Games in 1978 to assume the current name of the Commonwealth Games. This year the common wealth games were held in Delhi, India from 3rd to 14th October . But even the commonwealth games couldn’t escape from the hands of corruption in India. In India the corruption is increasing day by day. But this time the target of corruption was the commonwealth games. The preparation of commonwealth games was to be accomplished by August 2010. But the work was delayed until one week before the commonwealth games started. The approximate budget passed by the organising committee for games was Rs 1620 crore. But just before four days before the games started, the budget was extended to Rs 1813 crore. India had to suffer a great loss in order to hold the commonwealth here. Later on when the games had started there were complaints received by the athletes against the management. The state of the athletes' Village complained of flooding, rooms soiled with excrement and stray dogs found on some beds. This is how the committee came to know that the work done was not proper. This led to a suspicion amongst the committee members and on the later investigation it was revealed that there was a big scam happening in the name of commonwealth games. The Indian ministers had some corrupt purposes. They tried to fill their own pockets by the hard earned money of the people. When the CBI entered the scenario and started investigating, it was revealed that a huge amount of money was un accounted for. In the investigation the names of many high ranked ministers had come up. The most important name which had come up was of
When Mr. By this. . Suresh Kalmadi.” In this way he smartly put up all the reasons for expense rise on the Government’s shoulder.Mr. Suresh Kalmadi. who is not only a member of Indian National Congress but also the President of Indian Olympic Association.054 crore. Indians should learn that it has become very necessary to stop corruption because today not only our country but even we are being looked down by the world and are being called as corrupt. But the question to be asked is that even though such a huge amount of money was spent for the preparations of the games. The upgradation and the improvement of the city was to be done by the Delhi government. Kalmadi was interrogated he hit back at Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit saying that instead of casting aspersions on the Organising Committee she should deal with the corruptions in her departments. Kalmadi is still denying the corruption charges. We need to stop this. then why wasn’t the work perfect? What was the reason that forced the athletes from other nations to criticise our country’s preparations? Is money more important for the ministers then the reputation of India in front of the whole world? The opposition has demanded the resignation of Mr. He also said “sports infrastructures was to be developed by the government agencies. Corruption in India is spreading like a wild fire in a dense forest. It is said that this scam is one of the biggest scam in India. The people of India need to take an initiative in order to prevent their hard earned money being misused by the ministers for their corrupt purposes. The total amount of money spent for the commonwealth games is amounting to Rs28. But Mr.