19th common wealth games started from today. This is the 2nd game after 1982 Asian games. About 60 thousand spectators were present in the opening ceremony. It was a pride for all the common wealth nations. It is a 12 day program in 17 events. Prince Charles delivered his speech on behalf of Queen Elizabeth and president of India Protiva
Patil. Prativa Patil ended her speech by declaring the opening of the game. It was a spectacular event to behold rich in cultural events of Indian artists. A. R. Rahman played the theme song. Their were fireworks, too.