Thursday, July 29, 2010

Queens Baton to Reach Gurgaon in September

After traveling the length and breadth of the country, the Queens Baton Relay of Commonwealth Games will reach Gurgaon on September 29, just before reaching its final destination Delhi.

In order to involve the residents and stir enthusiasm in them, the district administration has announced that outstanding sports persons in the district, who want to run with the baton on its route in Gurgaon city, can apply to the district sports officer Kulwinder Singh by August 15.

‘‘The baton relay is scheduled to stay in Gurgaon on that day. Outstanding players will run with the baton in the areas that are inhabited and will board a vehicle in those areas, which are not inhabited. School and college students carrying national flags would welcome and cheer up the participants for the baton relay at various places in the city,’’ said Gurgaon deputy commissioner Rajender Kataria.