Khapulu, June 1: Jashn-e-Ghanche came to an end today after a week of colorful events, including sports and cultural shows. The closing ceremonies were attended by CM Mehdi Shah, Minister Jafer and Commissioner Baltistan, Dr. Sajid Chauhan, among others.
In final match of the polo tournament played as part of the festival, Chorbut “B” defeated “Chorbut” C, in a thrilling match, by scoring 8 goals. Chorbut “C” was able to score 6 goals. Captain Ali Khan of Chorbut “C” was declared best player of the final match and the tournament.
Competitions of Volleyball and tug of war were also held on the final day.
Cultural items were also presented to highlight the region’s rich heritage. In the evening a musical event was held in honour of the Chief Minister.
- Ghanche Festival promotes traditional games (pamirtimes.net)