LAHORE – Chief Minister of Punjab, Shehbaz Sharif announced that the provincial government has imposed a complete ban on Basant festival.
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On Tuesday, the chief minister took to social media website, Twitter, stating “Complete BAN on Basant”.
Complete BAN on Basant.. No one can b allowed to play with the lives of ppl.. concerned DPO will b responsible for any violation of ban -ss
— Shehbaz Sharif (@CMShehbaz) February 7, 2017
He further said that no one can be allowed to play with the lives of people, adding that police officers concerned will be responsible for any violation in this regard.
Earlier, a TV host Munizae Jehangir shared a message on Twitter, claiming that Punjab government spokesperson Malik Ahmad has said, “It is the CM’s resolve to celebrate basant this year”.
Good news-“Basant hogi”Punjab Govt spokesperson Malik Ahmed said “It is the CMs resolve to celebrate basant this year.”@ 10 pm on spotlight
— Munizae Jahangir (@MunizaeJahangir) February 1, 2017