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BAHAWALPUR – Nadir Magsi has won the 12th Cholistan desert Jeep Rally 2017. Ronny Patel of Sindh captured the second position and Ans Khakwani stood third, according to unofficial results.


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Nadir, covered the distance of 253 kilometres in 2 hours, 26 minutes, while Ronnie Patel clinched the second position by completing the race in 2 hours, 30 minutes.

Three women and two foreigners also participated in the stock category race on this year. “Jameela Asif, Tushna Patel and Dr Ambreen took part in 90-kilometre track race”, Express Tribune reported on Monday.

CM’s Adviser on Tourism Haider Ali expressed satisfaction over the arrangements and said the event had helped a great deal in boosting business activities in the region.

A folk night was also arranged in which Rahat Fateh Ali Khan and other artists enthralled the audience by their performance.

In addition, a kabbadi match was also played between Shahiwala and Yazman teams. The competition was won by Yazman team.

Besides, Desi Wrestling competition and an archery contest along with cultural dance of camels were also organised.