CWG Queen baton to reach Agra

Last Updated: Saturday, October 12, 2013 - 13:14

Lucknow: The Queen`s baton for the 2014 Commonwealth Games (CWG) to be held in England, will be in Agra Saturday, officials said.

The baton, which will travel across 71 countries, would be received by sports associations and groups. It will cross over to Uttar Pradesh and will reach Agra later in the day.

The Uttar Pradesh Olympics Association and other members of the sports fraternity would receive the baton, which would be later received in Agra by district officials.

District Magistrate Zuher Bin Sageer and the district police chief Shalabh Mathur will receive the relay baton at the Shilpgram, after which it will enter the Taj Mahal through the eastern gate.

The Queen`s baton will return to union capital through the Yamuna Expressway in the evening.

The baton arrived in India Friday night at New Delhi and was received by Indian Olympic Association (IOA) members.

IANS

First Published: Saturday, October 12, 2013 - 13:14

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