India`s big moment is here: Kalmadi

Suresh Kalmadi said that "India`s big moment is here" and country will host the best ever Games.

Updated: Oct 04, 2010, 00:18 AM IST

Zeenews Bureau

New Delhi: Commonwealth Games Organising Committee chairman Suresh Kalmadi Sunday said that “India’s big moment is here” and country will host the best ever Games.

“Despite security, health, rain, adverse publicity and infrastructure challenges, Delhi 2010 is the largest ever in history. Yes, our dream is coming true and India’s big moment is finally here,” Kalmadi said at the opening ceremony of the Games at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium.
Kalmadi said India has put in hard work of seven years and 70,000 hours of hopes and aspirations.
“More than 6800 athletes from all the 71 nations have showcased their faith in India by confirming their participation in the Games. I am sure, that new champions will be born here,” he added.

Kalmadi said, “Delhi will be an impeccable host and prove that it is a world class city and a perfect tourist destination. India’s big moment is finally here, Jai Hind.”