3 days long Qaghlasht festival concluded. MPA Chitral distributed trophies, Cups and awards among the best players.
CHITRAL: 3 days long Qaghlasht festival concluded here. Member Provincial Assembly from Chitral Haji Ghulam Muhammad was chief guest on the final event of the festival. During the 3 days long festival some 12 Football teams participated, 6 polo teams, 12 Cricket Teams, 2 Tug of War teams, 8 marksmanship teams, 4 shot-put teams and 30 short distance race teams participated. As Musical concert and culture show was daily entertaining at day and night time. On the final day of the festival final Polo matches was contested between Reshun and Booni polo teams. As Booni polo team defeated Reshun team with 12 goals than 5 goals. Similarly Final Football match was contested between QASADO team and UTDN team in which QASADO defeated UTDN team in plenty. While in Tug of War match Booni team defeated Mulkoh team. Haji Ghulam Muhammad MPA Chitral PF-90 was chief guest on the occasion. Who announced rupees 20000 for management committee, rupees 2000 for polo team.
Besides a Musical Chair contest was also held for special people during the festival.
There was also marksmanship contest with very old, traditional and orthodox weapons where senior citizen participated and displayed with a very best way. Main objectives behind this festival were to protect indigenous culture of the area. And to review it in presence of young generation and rehearsal by them. As well as to promote entrepreneur culture in the area. Some 12 local support organization participated in the festival. Addressing on the final day of festival MPA Chitral Haji Ghulam Muhammad who was chief guest on the occasion hailed very much this festival. He also distributed trophies, cups and award among the players. He also announced rupees 20000 for management committee. He said that promoting of such beneficial and positive festival is healthy for our young generation as mega project were almost announced by President or Premier of Pakistan on such occasion at Shundoor polo tournament. The festival was jointly celebrated by Chitral Association for Mountain Area Tourism, Agha Khan Rural Support Program and a mobile network company. Thousands of spectators from all over the district and non local tourists also participated the Qaghlasht festival. Chairman management committee criticized District Nazim for not vowing his promise of celebrating this festival officially they demanded for arrangement of water, construction of road and compound wall. A nigh musical show was also arranged by captain of polo winner team.
Hunger Strike ended.
On the assurance of Member National Assembly Shahzada Muhayuddin who persuaded members of hunger strike camp to end their hunger strike as their problem would be solved within a month. Syed Muzzafar jan President ANP and Saeed Ahmad were also present on the occasion.
2 injured in Lawari Rail Tunnel.
As well as 2 persons were badly inured inside of Lawari Rail tunnel while they charging dynamite for blasting. One leg of both persons broken and after confirmation of fracture they were rushed to hospital at Peshawar for treatment. They were know as Haista Rahman and Imran Khan of Ashirat.
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