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Dancers perform 'Saare Jahan Se Achcha' at the Evening Culture Ceremony for the Queen's Baton Relay 2010 Delhi in Indore
Queen’s Baton 2010 Delhi enters Madhya Pradesh, heart of India

INDORE, 17 September 2010: The Queen’s Baton Relay 2010 Delhi was given a warm reception on its arrival to Indore. The baton was received by international wrestler Mr. Pappu Yadav among others at the city’s Lantern Square.


A large number of people lined the relay route to catch a glimpse of the Queen’s Baton 2010 Delhi while it passed through important landmarks of the city.


Earlier on Wednesday, the baton was given a traditional welcome on its arrival in Madhya Pradesh with artists performing tribal dance at the border village, Kund.


Arjun Awardee Mr.G.L. Yadav (Sailing) and Ms. Madhu Yadav (Hockey) were present at the occasion to receive the baton along with other dignitaries.


Later, the baton reached Ratlam, travelling across Sarvan, Sailana and Dhamnod, where the relay commenced from Nehru Stadium, circumambulating the area around the stadium. It was followed by an evening of cultural extravaganza.

The visit of the baton was greeted with excitement as large crowds gathered to participate in the the relay in Ratlam