Uchal festival, Eidul Adha celebrated on same day for first time in centuries

CHITRAL: In a rare happening for the first time in hundreds of years, the Kalash celebrated their wheat harvest festival (Uchal) while Muslim celeberate Eidul Azha on same day.

This confluence of event happens after many years as the Muslim hijri lunar calendar keeps rotating.

Newly elected Kalash MPA Wazirzada was the chief guest in Kalash festival who welcomed the many foreign tourists attending the function.

He also felicitated Muslim on occasion of Eidul Azha and prayed for lasting peace and development of Pakistan.