Aliabad/Gilgit/Gahkuch – Jashn-e-Nauroz was celebrated with relative simplicity across Gilgit – Baltistan. Men and women gathered in different villages and towns to celebrate the festival. Men and boys were seen trying their luck in breaking painted eggs. Many girls were busy enjoying on swings attached to branches of trees in different parts of the region.
Decorated newborns and infants went rolled over piles of dry fruits and sweets, as part of the tradition of Dada. The pile of dry-fruit and sweets is then distributed among friends, relatives and other people, as a sign of good luck and blessings.
This year the colour of Nauroz was relatively dull because of the loss of life in Kohistan Carnage. However, in some areas different traditional sports were held to beat the cold and celebrate the arrival of spring.
Jun 24, 2015 Comments Off on What disputed territory, “Gilgit-Baltistan is part of Pakistan”, Ishaq Dar
Jul 17, 2016 0The following two tabs change content below.BioLatest Posts...
Jun 30, 2016 Comments Off on Pakistani Mountain Town Looks to Cash In on China TradeThe following two tabs change content below.BioLatest Posts...
Jul 11, 2016 0
Jun 28, 2016 Comments Off on Should I Write?
Jul 15, 2016 0The following two tabs change content below.BioLatest Posts...
Jan 11, 2016 Comments Off on SCO Logo Design Competition: Chance to win 50,000 rupees
Dec 28, 2015 Comments Off on Youth Internship Program-2016