Quetta: The authorities concerned have decided to commence the historical ‘Jashn e Kalat’ festival from October 12, 2019 (Saturday), a news source reported. The Kalat Deputy Commissioner (DC) Shahaq Baloch took the decision in a meeting he chaired in regards to the festival. The festival will continue till October 18.
Baloch stated that people will celebrate the festival with enthusiasm, and that the relevant authorities were preparing accordingly. He added that the Chief Minister (CM) Jam Kamal Khan will inaugurate the celebrations.
The DC revealed that the celebrations would comprise of several festivities. These included a cultural show, poetry, musical night, cattle show, rifle shooting, student speech competitions, circus, and sports like football and cricket. Fireworks, along with many other activities, would also be a part of the festival.
The meeting’s members presented their suggestions to ensure a successful event. Baloch directed the officials concerned to submit a detailed report so that they could finalise the festival’s preparations.