Queen’s Baton arrived in Shimla on July 5, 2010

On the evening of July5,2010 Commonwealth 2010 Queen's Baton arrived in Shimla. First of all Queen's Baton arrived in Advanced Studies where Anurag Thakur was the chief Guest. After receiving Queen's Baton, Anurag Thakur started the relay from Advanced Studies which ended at Ridge. Chief Minister welcomed Queen's Baton at Ridge.

Earlier on Anurag Thakur started relay from Advanced Studies after that Boxer Anurag Sharma took the Baton to Scandal point, from Scandal Point Arjuna award winner and International athlete Suman Rawat took the Baton to Ridge and handed over it to Anurag Thakur. Anurag Thakur then handed over the Queen's Baton to Prof. Prem Kumar Dhumal. Various cultural programmes were also held at Ridge to celebrate this historical event in Himachal's history.


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