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Historical Broghil Festival concluded successfully
The two-day Broghil Festival held at National Broghil Park under the auspices of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Tourism Department and District Administration Chitral Upper ended up successfully.
The two-day Broghil Festival held at National Broghil Park under the supervision of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Tourism Department and District Administration Chitral Upper concluded effectively with all its hues and magnificence.
An enormous number of foreign tourists, including homegrown ones generally appreciated the verifiable fun and delights related to the historical Broghil Festival bound with conventional music shows and games.
Yak Polo, Horse Polo, Buzkashi, Donkey Polo, Cricket with competitions in different games and other customary sports were essential for the festival in which teams from various villages partook alongside Broghil.
In Yak Polo, Chilmarabad village won the trophy by overcoming Shikarwarzgaon after an intense challenge.
In a fierce competition of Buzkashi, Chakar town vanquished Lashkar-e-Gas while in Gadha Polo, Garm Chashma town crushed Chilmarabad.
In the Polo final, Garil town crushed Chilmarabad by one goal to nil. The festival also highlighted arrow based weaponry competitions. At the festival, local artists entertained the audience by performing their concerts.
Commissioner Division Syed Zaheerul Islam was a chief guest of the closing ceremony. He said that this festival has been included in the annual calendar events of the provincial government and it will be celebrated from July 22 to 24 consistently.
Deputy Commissioner Upper Chitral Upper Shah Saud, Lower Chitral Naveed Ahmed, DPO Chitral Zulfiqar Tanoli, Deputy Commissioner Peshawar Ali Asghar, Deputy Commissioner Bannu Muhammad Zubair, Deputy Commissioner Shangla including Pakistan Army, Chitral Scouts, Police and other significant persons and authorities were also present there. A mindfulness walk was likewise sorted out to keep the Broghil Valley clean.
Reported by Ijaz Ahmed