Basant 2014: 14 days festival schedule announced

Basanat 2014: 14 days festival schedule announced | PakistanTribeLAHORE – Punjab is all set to celebrate 14 days Basant festival, to be held from February 21 till March 5 in Changa Manga area of the province, PakistanTribe.com

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According to the notification issued here by the government, District administration of Qasur has been directed to arrange the event.

Deputy Commissioner Officer (DCO) has directed to take all necessary measures for the success of the event.

Notification also stated that Basant is banned all over the province excluding Changa Manga.

Basanat is the traditional event of Punjab but after dozen of killings including innocent children it has been banned in the province for the past four years.

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Punjab government has directed the authorities not to allow kite flying activities anywhere else.

The government said that strict action would be taken against the culprits for violating the laws.

Administration also said that it would provide thread to the people for flying the kites.

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