All arrangements in place for safe Commonwealth Games: Kalmadi

Suresh-KalmadiNew Delhi, April 19 : All necessary arrangements are in place for a safe Commonwealth Games in October, the games organising committee's chairman Suresh Kalmadi said Monday.

"We are sure we will have a safe and secure games and that the athletes will be able to perform, assured that they would be given the best protection," Kalmadi, who is the MP from Pune, said.

He said after the blasts outside a Bangalore stadium where the Indian Premier League (IPL) match was being held, the home ministry and Delhi Police have been working on making the best security arrangements for the athletes and visitors in the Commonwealth Games.

Kalmadi noted that Delhi recently hosted the Hockey World Cup, the Commonwealth Shooting Championship, Badminton Asia Championship, which were all "held successfully and the participants have been happy with the levels of security provided". (IANS)

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