Pakistan

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”.

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”.