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PHOTOS: In and Around the Games Village

Last updated on: July 25, 2012 23:20 IST

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Rediff.com's Harish Kotian is at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, armed with a camera. Here are some pictures he's posted on Rediff ZaraBol! Post yours too!

The Games Village at the London Olympics is a pretty sight as darkness takes over.

An estimated one million extra visitors are expected in greater London during the Games, which begin July 27 and run through August 12 -- a near three-week extravaganza as opposed to the Jubilee weekend.


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India's Sports Minister Ajay Maken inside the Games Village.

Beijing Olympic gold medalist Abhinav Bindra was the first Indian shooter to enter the Village along with the 10-member archery squad and a four-member weightlifting squad.


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Ajay Maken at the Games Village dining hall.

The Indian national flag was hoisted at the Village amidst a fun-filled musical ceremony presided by the Village Mayor.


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Indian pugilists enjoy a breather from their routine inside the Village.

Seven Indians figure in the boxing competition at the Games.

Boxing coach GS Sandhu said he will be satisfied if the Indian boxers manage to repeat the performance of the Beijing Olympics.


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Ajay Maken poses for a photograph with the Indian contingent at the Games Village.

"Interacted w/athletes & coaches at London Olympic Village. Surprisingly everyone rated Delhi CWG Games village better than London!!!," tweeted Maken on Tuesday.


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Divyansh's paans and bhel-puris, loved by the likes of Sachin Tendulkar, Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan and MS Dhoni, is being well-patronised by members of the Indian contingent.


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