LAKKI MARWAT, December 27: The All Pakistan Tent Pegging Competitions have concluded in Lakki Marwat district.

During the contests on banks of River Gambela, Pervez Khan Betani of Dera Ismail Khan secured first position, Khalid Khan stood second and Hasnain Shah of Jhang, Punjab, got third position.

A total of 40 players from various parts of the province participated in the event, which attracted a large number of visitors.

“These contests were organised in Lakki Marwat after a gap of 25 years. I also have brought my child with me here, and he says he does not even know the name of this game. Such traditional sports used to be held in the past and we want the government to continue such events in future as well,” stated a visitor on the occasion.

Tent pegging is a cultural sport of Lakki Marwat district, and it is also called Sangay in local dialect.

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