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 April 20, 2017

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Four-day Kagh Lasht Festival kicked off at Booni Lasht

By Zahiruddin

CHITRAL: The four-day Kagh Lusht Festival will started here on Thursday in the plateau of Kagh Lusht situated in the confluence of the valleys of Mastuj, Mulkhow and Torkhow whose vast expanse gave an eye-catching view in the spring season.

District nazim Chitral Maghfirat Shah inaugurated the festival by hoisting the national flag in the ground while competitions of polo, foot ball, volley ball and a number of folk and traditional sports of Chitral were the activities of the fist day of the festival.

Addressing on the occasion, he announced to include the festival in the calendar of events of the district government so that it may get the patronage of the government every year and it may be held regularly.

He said tug-of-war, weight-lifting and throwing, firing with obsolete and outdated weapons, mountain race and many other local sports would form the chart of competitions during the festival.

People from almost all parts of the district had thronged the 12-km long plateau of Kagh Lusht and a tent village has been established in the vicinity of the venue of the festival while make-shift shops and restaurants have also been opened here to facilitate them.

The festival will conclude on Sunday, 23rd April in which chief minister Pervaiz Khattak is expected to arrive as chief guest while the participation will rise to its zenith due to the public holiday.


The festival will conclude on Sunday, 23rd April in which chief minister Pervaiz Khattak is expected to arrive as chief guest while the participation will rise to its zenith due to the public holiday.



 

 

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