GoM discuss theme of the CWG opening ceremony

Updated: May 11, 2010, 21:25 PM IST

New Delhi: A high level meeting convened by
Urban Development Minister S Jaipal Reddy on Tuesday discussed the
details of the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games here
to be held in October.

Apart from Reddy, Sports Minister M S Gill, Tourism
Minister Selja, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit and
officials attended the meeting to finalise the theme for the
opening ceremony.

Noted film-maker Shyam Benegal, who plays an important
role in the creative designing of the opening ceremony too
attended the meeting.

"We discussed the opening ceremony. There was a detailed
discussion. A final decision would be taken on March 22," Gill
told reporters after the meeting.

Benegal said he was "happy" at the outcome of the meeting
and said a final decision about the opening ceremony will be
taken in the next meeting.