Queen’s Baton arrives in Nagaland

Updated: Jul 24, 2010, 20:19 PM IST

Kohima: The Queen’s Baton Relay for the Commonwealth Games in Delhi today arrived in Nagaland for a three-day function to be held in different parts of the state. The baton arrived this morning at Dimapur, where a relay was held, officials said here.

Later in the afternoon, the Baton relay arrived at this capital town before stopping for a photo session at Kohima Orphanage on the outskirts of the town.

The main official function will be held here on Sunday at the local ground which will be attended by Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio, his cabinet colleagues, government officials and prominent sportspersons from the state.

On Monday the relay will visit the historic Khonoma village before leaving for Dimapur on its onward journey to Manipur.