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    JASHAN-E-CHITRAL AND MULKI CUP POLO TOURNAMENT KICKED OFF AT CHITRAL POLO GROUND 

    Chitral Times Report

     

     

    CHITRAL: A colorful inauguration ceremony “Mulki Cup Polo Tournament” was held in DC Office Chital. Event has officially kicked off today and will conclude on 13th of this month under joint aegis of District Admin and District Govt Chitral.

    ADC Chitral Minhas Uddin, DPO Chitral Mansoor Aman, Commandant Chitral Scouts and Shahzada Sikander Ul Mulk President Polo Association Chitral had unveiled the trophy. After that polo players and guests dance on local music and went to the polo ground.

    Chitral is rich in terms of tangible cultural heritage that has given a starkly color to the life style of the inhabitants of the region. ADC Chitral chanted that Distt Admin motto of Polo “Let other people play at other things – the king of games is still the game of kings” and the tournament started.

    At day first 6 games were played and a large number of spectators enjoyed the match at maiden day of the event.

    It is worth to mention here that Deputy Commissioner Chitral Irshad Sodhar, in order to preserve the culture, has decided to revive the traditional festivals and centuries old “Mulki Cup Polo Tournament” in its original form which was discontinued since 1968.

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