Qimat Nazim Beg died today. May God his soul rest and peace. He was one of the admins of this page. I would like to say something about Beg which is usually known as Gorilla in Chitral. He was born on 15th April 1955 at Shahgram Tehsil Torkoh of upper Chitral. He hailed from a notable family of Torkho. His grandfather Shah Duni Lal was a famous personality and polo player in the early period of Mehtar Shuja Ul Mulk. Shah Duni Lal was part of the team whom won the polo match against Gilgit in 1913. He passed his matriculation examination from Government High School Shahgram Torkoh. After retirement from government service in 1988 he continued his social activities in the area. He was the foster brother of Shahzada Asadur Rehman and Qimat Beg was caretaker of all of his property at Chitral. Shahzada Asadur Rehman established Pamir Riverside Inn hotel on the bank of Chitral River and Qimat Beg remained its manager for two years. He was also his attorney in different courts cases at Chitral. Apart from his social life, he was also a poet and writer Qimat Baig served Unjumani Taraqi Khowar as treasurer for two years. He remained a member of Chitral Club for 10 years and a member of Bazmi Khowar for two years. He was still living member of Khowar Qalam Qabeela a local society for promoting of Chitrali Language. A book was written by Qimat Beg “ Kehkesha:” will be published very soon which is under process. He was also a player of Polo and donated his personal polo trained Horse to another best player of Polo at Kosht (Molkoh). He awarded a very precious rein for horse control which was sophisticated from silver and precious stones to Mambret Ali of Laspur on the occasion of Shundor Polo festival who success scoring a goal during the polo tournament. Later on he was appointed “Marketing Associate” in Ghonsla Chitral.
Beg was a good falconer and visited UAE for falconry contest.
He also struggles for the construction of Chitral By-Pass road and written so many compositions, letters, and articles in print media. He also wrote letters to different media to attract the attention of the authority to declare Chitral as a Peaceful District. As well as he has written so many resolutions for awarding Peace award to Chitral district and passed unanimous resolutions regarding the establishment of the Peace and Justice Committee at Chitral. Besides it, he wrote a lot about the importance, need and requirement of Lawari tunnel for Chitral people. Qimat Beg passed so many resolutions for the establishment of the peace committee at Chitral.
We will pray for him and his family. God has a reason to all that he does, maybe this time he decided for our friend and writer so that he can take rest, however, He will always be a part of our thoughts and will be cherished in our hearts.