Amritsar all set to receive Queen’s baton


Prime VIP
Amritsar June 24

The Queen’s baton is all set to enter the Indian territory from Pakistan through Attari at around 9.30 am on Friday. It will be a historic moment for the holy city of Amritsar and people of Punjab.

After receiving the baton from his Pakistani counterpart and the chief of Pakistan Olympic Association Lt-Gen Syed Aarif Hassan at 9.30 am, Indian Olympic Committee (IOC) chief Suresh Kalmadi would pass it on to the guests and prominent sportspersons.

At the same time, a commemorative stamp would be released. Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal would receive the baton at Custom’s gate in presence of a large number of enthused spectators.