Let the games begin!

Posted: October 2, 2010 in Delhi Heights, Things that get me thinking
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The moment we have all been waiting for since the first posters and signboards were put up announcing it 2 years ago is here finally. The opening ceremony for the Common Wealth Games – India, is today – 03 October 2010. It has been quite a ride and maybe a little more so for those who stay in Delhi. Sure many a things have been brought to surface, many a things that went wrong and were brought to light. For us in Delhi, or let’s say me personally, I have seen it change the face of Delhi in the course of these last 2 years. And on the threshold of the games, my heart does warm up with pride when I drive around the city which can truly be called world class now.

Common Wealth Games - Delhi 2010

Common Wealth Games - Delhi 2010 (image from http://hoowstuffworks.blogspot.com)

And before we know it, it’ll all be over. And we will move on to look forward to another event soon. To complain about the inconveniences caused, to root for its eventual success. And so will life go on. Many a events will happen and many will pass.  The mindset that comes with it – maybe it’s inherent. Maybe it will change. Maybe it is changing because people are demanding for it to.  Maybe things will actually improve (I believe they have already). Who knows. We have to wait and watch. For now, Let the games begin! 🙂

(I stumbled across this wonderful post while searching for an image for this post. All about Common Wealth Games, Delhi 2010 – Do find the time to read it.)

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Comments
  1. Suneet says:

    Hey Sunaina u r lucky that u witnessed the show .I enjoyed it a lot on TV. Proud of great show

    • sunainak says:

      Actually I also saw the opening and closing on TV. I did get to see a hockey match live and that was great fun 🙂

  2. Anil says:

    Once everything recedes into the past, it’ll sit on our bones like it always belonged. And it’ll be difficult to imagine that at one time it was much contested!

    While this may not apply to everything, I suppose it’ll apply to most things, including CWG.

    And whatever it is that got erased in the process will soon be forgotten if there’re no physical reminders to remind us of them.

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