Ever since Gilgit-Baltistan has been given the status of a
province, it has started controversies with neighboring Chitral
District. First it lay claim over the territory of Shandur pass.
It boycotted the Shandur polo festival first time in the history
of the two neighboring states. Now it is frantically trying to
promote Babu Sar pass festival as rival to world acclaimed
Shandur festival. The newly formed govt of Gilgit-Baltistan
province should find work elsewhere and know that they will
achieve nothing by whipping up bad feelings between the two
Bashir Hussain Azad
15 July 10.
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