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Prince Charles, President Pratibha Patil to inaugurate Commonwealth Games

New Delhi, Oct 1 (Calcutta Tube) Prince Charles and President Pratibha Patil will declare the Commonwealth Games open Sunday, British High Commissioner Richard Stagg said Friday.

‘(Prince Charles) will read out the Queen’s message and receive the Queen’s Baton (and declare) the Games open. After that President Patil, on behalf of Delhi, will declare the Games open,’ Stagg said here.

‘It is more normal for other members of the royal family to open the Games,’ he said. The Commonwealth Games will end Oct 14.

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