NEW DELHI: The official documents revealed that with the approval; and direction of former Prime minister Manmohan Singh, Suresh Kalmadi was appointed as the chairman of the 2010 Commonwealth Games organising committee which ran into controversy over corruption allegations and mismanagement.
An office reminder which set out the plan of a gathering of priests meeting booked for January 1, 2004, alluded to the Prime Minister’s Office’s note which gave the green flag for the previous Congress MP’s arrangement as executive of the CWG sorting out advisory group and said the board of trustees would “manage the government of India”.
This was at difference with the first offered record for the Games that said the seat of the sorting out board would be an administration nominee. A later correction said the OC would be going by an executive and the Manmohan Singh PMO requested that the GoM consider Kalmadi’s arrangement.
The official record of the PMO said the “institutional game plans” for the direct of the CWG in light of the perspectives of GoM were cleared by Singh and noted in an archive dated December 6, 2004. “An arranging advisory group and official board in charge of the lead of the Games and detailing of sub-councils to be led by Suresh Kalmadi, president of IOA,” the record said.
PMO reports identifying with the CWG were analyzed by the Public Accounts Committee a week ago with individuals looking for further illuminations on the correct way of Kalmadi’s arrangement which was seen to have diminished the part of the games service to a spectator.
The CWG got to be buried in claims of join and botch with Kalmadi and a few authorities confronting charges in court.