o A multi-sport event.
o Third largest game after Olympic
Game and Asian Game.
o Initially known as British Empire
oThe first event was held in 1930.
Common Wealth Game is:-
OVERVIEW OF CWG IN INDIA
oIndia hosted the Common Wealth Games
tournament in 2010 for the first time.
oGame was hosted in Capital city, New Delhi.
o71 countries participated.
oIt was 12 days sports event.
o12 billion Rupees were spent in Infrastructure
o20 cities were developed for Tourists
o A special village was made for Common Wealth
named as ‘Game Village’.
oThe official song of ‘Jiyo Utho Badho Jeeto’
was composed by Indian Musician A.R. Rahman.
oThe official mascot was ‘Shera’.
•In opening ceremony of CWG there was
special attraction for all guests and it was..
Aerostat or Balloon show.
•Its cost was around Rs.70 crore
actual cost was Rs.40 crore as contracted
in UK based company.
The daily mail sleuths have discovered a
fresh moral depravation of the CWG
General public was unable to buy tickets
with all the outlets reporting that all the
venus have been sold out ,but
one witnesses nearly half the venues were
empty for every event..
With just 12 days to go for the games,
a new foot-over bridge near the main
venue of the Games, Jawaharlal Nehru
Stadium collapsed, injuring 23 labourers
,5 of them critically, due to poor
quality material had been used in its
An apt Management Committee should be
introduced and should be checked
frequently in absence of their knowledge.