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Games Village curtain raiser on September 16

delhi Updated: Sep 12, 2010 01:02 IST

The Commonwealth Games Organising Committee on Saturday said that the soft opening of the Games Village will be held on September 16.

The athletes participating in the Games will start arriving from September 23 onwards, for next month's multi-disciplinary event.

"Everything is in place and the Games Village is ready to welcome its residents. Its formal opening is scheduled to be held on September 23, when the contingents start arriving in Delhi," OC Secretary General Lalit Bhanot said.

Bhanot said there was no electricity shortfall in the residential zone and added that the Village kitchen has already started functioning. "The state-of-the-art Village kitchen has been installed and has begun functioning in its residential zone. The first meals will be served on Monday, September 13," Bhanot said.