Polo players hailed as custodian of free style game

CHITRAL: At an open forum, polo players from across Chitral were on Saturday handed over allowances and hailed for their contribution to keep the traditional game alive despite all odds.

Addressing the polo players, Deputy Commissioner Irshad Sodhar said: “You are the custodian of the centuries-old free style game, and because of you polo is preserved in its traditional style.”
He said the main objective behind holding this Khuli Kacheri was to listen to the issues of polo players and devise modalities to redress their grievances.
Later, liabilities/allowances of summer tournament 2017 were distributed among the players.

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