Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Common Wealth Games v/s Controversy Wala Games

The Government of India has invested thousands of crores to organize the Commonwealth Games at Delhi from 3rd to 14th October 2010.

Now, it is only 12 days to go and preparations are far from complete.

The visiting commonwealth delegates have to described the Games Village as "unliveable", "disgusting" and "filthy".

Britain's three top athletes - Christine Ohuruogu, Lisa Dobriskey and Phillips Idowu - have announced have already pulled out of CWG 2010. Australian Dani Samuels has withdrawn, siting health and security concerns.

Several other top athletes have  threatened to pull out of the games.

New Zealand and Canada too have indicated that their teams would pull out of CWG 2010 if Delhi fails to fix the venues, village and security in time.

Michael Fennell - CGF President has also expressed his concerns over the preparations and written to the Indian Cabinet Secretary on the issue.

The politicians will have a hands full answering to the angry citizens if the games fail - especially after so many resources that could have privileged the common man have been diverted for the preparation of the games.

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