Firing incident not to impact on Games : Reddy

Government on Sunday said that the firing incident at Jama Masjid will have no impact whatsoever on the Commonwealth Games and the atheletes scheduled to come to Delhi for the mega event.

New Delhi: Government on Sunday said that the
firing incident at Jama Masjid will have no impact whatsoever
on the Commonwealth Games and the atheletes scheduled to come
to Delhi for the mega event.

"We were always aware that the enemies of the nation
would try to do something. It will have no impact whatsoever
in the readiness of our people. It will have no impact on the
sportspersons schedule to come," Urban Development Minister S
Jaipal Reddy told reporters here.

"It is a small incident...whatever it is, it is for
every person in Delhi and visitor to be alert. We have
mobilised sufficient security," he said after a visit to
Jawaharlal Nehru stadium.

Chairman of the Organising Committee Suresh Kalmadi
said he has spoken to many Commonwealth countries and
nobody is worried.

"It is not having any impact. We are all set for a
great game," he said.

PTI

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