Kalmadi to attend National Games closing ceremony

IOA chief Suresh Kalmadi will attend the 34th National Games` closing ceremony in Ranchi on February 26 but uncertainty continues to prevail over whether PM Manmohan Singh would be present.

Last Updated: Feb 22, 2011, 16:12 PM IST

Jamshedpur: Indian Olympic Association chief Suresh Kalmadi will attend the 34th National Games` closing ceremony in Ranchi on February 26 but uncertainty continues to prevail over whether Prime Minister Manmohan Singh would be present on the occasion.

"We have not yet got confirmed report about the Prime Minister. We are expecting a communique later in the evening," S M Hashmi, Secretary General of 34th National Games Organising Committee, said on Tuesday.
However, Hashmi, who is also the Secretary of Jharkhand Olympic Association, confirmed that the IOA chief will certainly be present during the closing ceremony.
PTI