The 19th Commonwealth Games Hosted by New Delhi, India had a grand opening ceremony today on 3rd October here in Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium. Here we present CWG opening ceremony pictures. Have a look.
19th Commonwealth Games at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium in New Delhi, India ? Grand Opening Ceremony
An estimated 100,000 police and military personnel have been hired to keep the athletes, visitors and gaming venues safe for the opening ceremony of the 2010 Commonwealth Games. The official opening will take place at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, the largest stadium of the event in New Delhi, India. It starts at 07:00 on October 3, 2010.
Prince Charles, Prince of Wales and President of India Pratibha Patil will officially declare the Games open. Acclaimed Indian film composer AR Rahman is among the artists who will perform at the opening ceremony.
Significantly, Satyanand is the first person of Indian origin to occupy his position as Governor General of New Zealand. Indian President Pratibha Patil for the host nation, India, will attend the opening ceremony as well.
Three countries are threatening to boycott the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony because they claim the organizers have not told them enough about the incident. Scotland, New Zealand and the Isle of Man has refused to guarantee that they will march in the evening.