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Updated on October 15, 2014
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A qualified Textile Post Diploma Graduate and Ex.M D of a Textile Mill.

What did we expect & What did we find before the Games itself.

Common Wealth Games 2010.

We are a nation of Importers with political supporters and many of our bureaucrats.We had to import even toilet papers for our common wealth Games.We imported Tread Mills,Medical equipments.We imported turf the artificial grass that no one in India is manufacturing as the demand is poor.It is better to import as no private management is interested in making turf.Even the National Textile Corporation Managed Mills do not make this hi tech technical textile product but our worst ugly border at NE gets as many synthetic turf materials.This is not a cell phone of low volume high cost product but high volume high cost material which comes in to the country legally and our govt walking over it with out bothering to think what is it we are importing and from where is it coming from.

Why do we import,because we have importers.We imported girls to cheer our cricket fans.We import bats and balls of all games.Our commonwealth game authorities empowered to do what they want imported many or too many and too much items including toilet rolls for our common wealth games athletes who were lodged in uncleaned toilets with inferior quality fixers in the bath rooms over thousands of them in the village which will of course be sold to local very powerful politicians and bureaucrats in a very transparent manner.

Why do we need imported stuff,because we need all things of international standards.We cannot manufacture to international standards.However we have international brands that are made in India but who trusts Made In India products.Even after 60 years of manufacturing activities we are a country yet to be recognized as quality product manufacturing nation in every item that we manufacture.

How do we make Rockets,Missiles,Space Crafts and even preparing to send a man to the moon,if we are incapable of maintaining to international standards.It is because no body buys it and it goes up at tax payers cost.

How did they import toilet papers to common wealth games,we have 5 star hotels in our country do they import toilet papers.

How do we allow imports and who gives license to import anything.There are people who can do anything and nothing is impossible.

With this common wealth games we will take No.1 position in corruption.

CWG mess: Kalmadi Isolated,

After Media report on the infighting within the Commonwealth Games organisers, the government has stepped in to sideline Organising Chief Suresh Kalmadi. The Government is in a clear desperate move to sort out the mess at the Games village. In a huge shame to Suresh Kalmadi led CWG Organising Committee, the government of India has now stepped in to clean up the Games village mess, which has now snowballed into an international crisis of mega proportions.

After this was revealed on Wednesday (September 22) that 28 labourers initially and 85 labourers subsequently had been deployed by the Games Organizing Committee to clean up the village mess, the government has taken matters into its own hands by appointing special officers to look after each of the 34 blocks, where athletes will be staying.

Sources told media that the OC has been totally sidestepped and the government deployed over 1000 labourers overnight and will provide more if situation arises. After understanding the gravity of the situation with just 48 hour left for international athletes to officially pour in, the special officers have been given the ultimate power to ensure that the Games mess is fixed with immediate effect.

While this move from the government is a royal snub to Suresh Kalmadi's OC and its Secretary General Lalit Bhanot, in-charge of the village, it is also aimed to win back international confidence.

As the furore over the condition of the Commonwealth Games Village escalated, there has been a notable silence from the man associated the most with the Delhi Games 2010 - Suresh Kalmadi.

So, while top bureaucrats from the central as well as Delhi government made a beeline for the Village on Tuesday, the two top officials from the organising committee (OC), Kalmadi and the CEO, Jarnail Singh, were both missing in action.

Neither made an appearance in the Village through the day, said sources, though officials like the cabinet secretary, K M Chandrashekhar, principal secretary to the PM, T K A Nair, secretary sports, Sindhushree Khullar, the LG, Tejendra Khanna as well as the Delhi government chief secretary rushed to the Village, especially after the cabinet secretary received the letter from Michael Fennell, president of the Commonwealth Games Federation, detailing the complaints by the visiting foreign delegates from participating nations.

CWG Mess.

After the CAG report indicted her for the Commonwealth Games mess, the clamour for Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit's exit is only growing by the minute. Even as the opposition demands her immediate resignation, the Congress remains outright evasive. Instead of answering to charges of corruption against the Delhi CM, the party is bust trying to shoot the messenger.

BJP leader Vijay Goel said, "Now Shunglu Committee and CAG also indicts the Sheila government and especially the Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit responsible for the corruption of the Commonwealth Games. We are demanding the resignation of Shrimati Sheila Dikshit or the Congress party should remove her from the chief ministership."

Another BJP leader Kirti Azad slammed the Delhi CM for the entire CWG mess. He said, "All that we have been saying has come true and that's what you see today. So I think on this condition immediately Sheila Dikshit should resign from the post of chief minister of Delhi."

Meanwhile, Manish Tiwari, Congress Spokesperson evaded the issue saying, "My answer to the Opposition tilting at the windmills is that has a CAG report been submitted or has the Comptroller and Auditor General signed off on those leaks being authentic. I hope the CAG takes very serious note of this anomaly and actually registers an FIR to investigate as to how these leaks have taken place."

Hoping that the issue comes to its logical end, social activist Arvind Kejriwal said, "We sincerely hope that this time the report is taken to a logical end. Wherever needed FIRs are registered, cases are registered against the accused and trial takes place in a timebound manner. Since the charges are serious, if required the chief minister should step down."

The CAG report on the Commonwealth Games scam, which indicts not just the Delhi government but also Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit for the irregularities and over spending, will be tabled in the Parliament on Friday (August 5).

The CAG's report is understood to have rapped the Sheila Dikshit government in Delhi for irregularities in certain contracts related to the Commonwealth Games. The CAG criticism comes on top of sharp indictment of the PMO on appointment of Suresh Kalmadi as Organising Committee Chairman of the CWG held in October last year.

The report, yet to be tabled in Parliament, has reportedly pointed out that Spage Age, one of the disqualified firms bidding for street lighting was declared qualified "irregularly" after it made a plea to the Chief Minister.

It also reportedly found overspending by the Delhi government and civic agencies to the tune of over Rs 100 crore over streetscaping and an excess expenditure of Rs 31.07 crore on street lighting by MCD, NDMC and PWD. The contents of the leaked report provoked an angry reaction from the government which sought to drag the previous NDA regime into the mess.

Minister of State in the PMO V Narayanasamy said the CAG report, after being tabled in Parliament, will be examined by the Public Accounts Committee.

CWG Mess No2.

The investigations into the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games seems to be taking a political hue. The opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief has threatened to reveal evidence against the government, including the PMO.

BJP Chief Nitin Gadkari is due to address the media today, where he will spell out his party's stand on the ongoing CWG investigations. The party has indicated that it has major evidence to indict the Centre in various scams in the lead up to the Commonwealth Games.

Gadkari has already stirred a political controversy by alleging the PMO's approval for the huge allocations made for CWG projects.

BJP president Nitin Gadkari on Monday said the party had "files" to prove the role of the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) and the central government in the alleged corruption and irregularities preceding the Commonwealth Games (CWG).

Speaking at a meet-the-press function organised by the Pune Union of Working Journalists, Gadkari said, " CWG Organising Committee chief Suresh Kalmadi had a budget of Rs 1,600 crore. Whatever he did is limited to this budget. But what about the Rs 70,000 crore spent on the Games and the role of the central government and the PMO? We have files with stamps of the PMO and the central government (to prove their involvement)."

Gadkari said there were several "misappropriations" which are "unimaginable". "I am surprised that Rs 918 crore was required for stadiums when there are examples of stadiums have been constructed at minimum cost, like Rs 60 crore in Nagpur. The BJP has made a detailed study on the CWG and a booklet on the same will be released soon," he said.

Gadkari said the BJP had refrained from commenting on the CWG mess while the Games were on. "Foreign guests were in India and we wanted to avoid any disrepute to the country. Now, we will raise the matter in and out of Parliament. I will announce the party's further course of action in New Delhi," he added.


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