New Delhi, July 22 ANI | 4 months ago

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday wished the Indian contingent participating in the 20th Commonwealth Games beginning at Glasgow tomorrow, saying he is "sure they will do our nation very proud."

"Apart from providing a wonderful opportunity for sportspersons to shine, events like CWG bring a spirit of unity and brotherhood among nations. We will certainly witness a celebration of both sports and sportsmanship in the coming days during the Commonwealth Games 2014," said Prime Minister Modi.

More than 6,500 athletes and officials from 71 nations and territories will compete in 17 sports over 11 days in the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games. India will field 224 member contingents at the event.

The Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games will be held from July 23 to August 03.

(Posted on 22-07-2014)

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