Commonwealth ‘Baton Relay’ in Himachal



Shimla: The Queen’s Baton Relay will visit Himachal Pradesh for three days as it would arrive in New Delhi in June, ahead of Commonwealth Games in the month of October this year.

A spokesperson of the sports department said here that the QBR will visit each state for at least three days as per the tradition of Commonwealth Games. He informed that the QBR Relay would in the hill state from July 4 to 7, 2010. He said that earlier the QBR stayed for one day in each state but now the organizing committee has decided to extend the stay for three days.

This tradition of Commonwealth Games was started in 1958.

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