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As reported at economictimes.indiatimes.com on 15 SEP, 2010



NEW DELHI: With 18 days to go for the Commonwealth Games (CWG), no decision on the distribution of complimentary tickets/passes has been taken by the Organising Committee (OC) yet, documents obtained under the Right to Information (RTI) Act revealed Wednesday.


Three questions in the RTI query, filed by activist Subhash Chandra Agrawal, garnered the same answer from the OC: "It is still under discussion."


Agrawal was seeking detailed information on the quota of free complimentary tickets for various organisations, authorities, people etc., names and authorities entitled to issue the passes and how many and details of complimentary passes at the chairpersons' discretion.


The answer pegged the anticipated sale of the tickets at around Rs.100 crore.

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