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PM Modi will meet India’s 2022 Commonwealth Games contingent today
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with the Indian Commonwealth Games contingent on Saturday. The entire nation is proud of the achievements of our athletes at the games, PM Modi.
“I am looking forward to interacting with India’s CWG 2022 contingent at my residence tomorrow, August 13 at 11 am. The entire nation is proud of the achievements of our athletes at the games,” he tweeted on Friday.
Cloudy skies in Delhi, rain likely from today
Cloudy weather and strong surface winds are expected in the city on Thursday, while light to moderate rain is likely in the capital for a few days from Saturday, forecast agencies told the news agency PTI. Safdarjung Observatory, Delhi’s main weather station, recorded a minimum temperature of 28 degrees Celsius, a notch above normal for this time of the year.
The maximum temperature is likely to settle around 35 degrees Celsius. Delhi and other parts of northwest India have not seen much rain for the past few days as the monsoon trough remains in the center of the country.
Delhi’s Jamia Millia Islamia will hold ‘Tiranga’ rally today.
Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) will organize a ‘Tiranga’ rally on Saturday to celebrate ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’, the university said in a statement.
The rally, which will be flagged off by Vice-Chancellor Najma Akhtar, will pass through the campus and nearby areas of the university located in south Delhi’s Jamia Nagar, he said.
Students and staff members will distribute national flags in nearby localities to encourage people to hoist them at their homes to mark the 75th year of India’s independence on August 15.
The university is also organizing a series of programs to celebrate ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ and to make the ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ campaign successful, the statement said.