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XIX Commonwealth Games – India


India Post issued a set of four stamps and a Miniature Sheet to mark the opening of XIX Commonwealth Games at New Delhi. The stamps features four different Sports Disciplines – Badminton, Archery, Hockey and Athletics.

The opening ceremony was amazing, showcasing the rich culture of India. Delhi gave full-throated vent to its pleasure to usher in the 19th Commonwealth Games, which was declared open by Britain’s Prince Charles, at a packed Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium on Sunday. Immediately afterwards, President Pratibha Patil said: “Let the Games begin.”

Title: XIX Commonwealth Games – India
Date of Issue: 3 October 2010
Country: India
Denominations: 500p x 4

Source: www.indiapost.gov.in

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