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The Queen’s Baton 2010 Delhi started its journey on 29 October 2009 from Buckingham Palace, London. Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II handed over the baton to Honourable President of India Mrs. Pratibha Devisingh Patil. On its magnificent international sector journey, the baton covered a distance of 170,000 kilometres in 240 days and visited 70 nations and territories across six regions of the Commonwealth; Europe, Africa, Caribbean, Americas, Oceania and Asia.

The Queen’s Baton 2010 Delhi has arrived in India! After its glorious journey across the Commonwealth nations and territories the baton entered India from Pakistan through the Wagah-Attari border on 25 June 2010, coinciding with the milestone of 100 days to Go for Delhi 2010. The baton will now visit the capital of each of India’s 28 states and seven union territories and many other cities and cover more than 20,000 kilometres over 100 days.

By the end of its journey, the baton will have traversed over 190,000 kilometres in 340 days, making the Queen’s Baton Relay 2010 Delhi one of the longest relays in the history of the Commonwealth Games. Follow the baton across its international and national journey.

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