Chitral-Gilgit Polo Match at Peshawar
I feel that more coverage should have been given to the polo match
that took place between Chitral and Gilgit at the Peshawar Polo
ground this month. This was an important match for two reasons:
Firstly Gilgit has been avoiding to play Chitral, for one pretext
or another, at our traditional venue the Shandur Polo Ground.
Secondly this match had been organised by courtesy the Army Corp
Commander garrisoned at Peshawar who happens to belong to GB.
Our players need to be told how proud we are of them for having won
this match for us. If GB does not turn up at Shandur again this
year it will surely prove that they have accepted the superiority
of Chitral in free style polo and are no longer any challenge to
The district and local governments of Chitral must celebrate this
win enthusiastically and join the people of Chitral to celebrate