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Pak CWG contingent hit by controversy
Updated at: 2324 PST,  Sunday, October 03, 2010
 NEW DEHLI: Pakistan Commonwealth Games squad has been hit by a controversy over leadership of the squad during the march-past at the opening ceremony, Geo News reported Sunday.

Gold Medalist weightlifter Shuja ud Din Malik was to lead the squad but at the last moment Chief de Mission Dr Mohammad Ali Shah took the flag.

During live broadcast of the ceremony, name of Shuja ud Din Malik was also displayed as the leader of the contingent.

Rashid Mehmood, an official of weightlifting team, told Geo News that Dr Shah has threatened to send the squad back home.

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