Gallery of the first leg of the Queen's Baton Relay which spent 20 days travelling across Asia. The relay started at Buckingham Palace on the 9 October 2013 and will reach 70 Commonwealth nations and territories during the 288-day tour.
The Queen's Baton is held by an Indian hotel concierge in Agra, India, at the start of the journey to all of the 70 Commonwealth nations and territories, travelling to a total of eight countries in Asia.
The Queen's Baton Relay arrives in India, the first stop of the international journey. The baton was carried by former Commonwealth athlete Louise Martin who is also Hon. Secretary General of Commonwealth Games Federation and Vice Chair, Organising Committee of the Games.
Meeting the locals at a market in New Delhi. The Queen's Baton Relay will reach some of the two billion citizens of the Commonwealth as it travels around the globe.
A woman prepares food near a train line in Dhaka. With over 11 million people the Bangladesh capital is one of the most busiest cities in the world.
The Queen's Baton is held aloft by Pakistani karate athlete Benish Akbar, with the Badshahi Mosque in the background, in Lahore, Pakistan.
Abdul Ghafoor (centre left), Pakistan's first Commonwealth weightlifting medallist (in Edinburgh 1970) with his two sons, BBC Queen's Baton Relay presenter Mark Beaumont and Glasgow 2014 baton bearer.
Traditional Sri Lankan dancers reach for the baton during arrival celebrations. Sri Lanka was the fourth country on the 288-day tour around the Commonwealth.
Sri Lankan athletic official holds the Queen's Baton during a Commonwealth baton relay event at the Pinnawala elephant orphanage in the Kegalle District of Sri Lanka.
Rollerblader Lim Wu Kai hands over the Queen's Baton to cyclist Kenneth Kang in Singapore.
An athlete poses with the Queen's Baton while another takes a picture with a camera phone on the MRT metro system in Singapore.
The 'Supertrees' lightshow in Singapore - the city state was the sixth stop on the Queen's Baton Relay.
The Queen's Baton, with PETRONAS Towers in the background, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Kampung Baru is a small village surrounded by skyscrapers in the centre of the Malaysian capital, Kuala Lumpur.
Brunei's Maziah Mahusin, the first female athlete to compete for Brunei at the Olympic Games and her training partner Ak Hafiy Tajuddin Rositi.
Athletes with fencing foils present a guard of honour for the Queen's Baton at the final stop of the Asian leg of the relay in Brunei. The baton will continue the adventure in Oceania as it makes its way around the Commonwealth.