LAHORE (Staff Report) – Hindu community celebrated its religious tenet of Holi festival with traditional enthusiasm in Punjab capital city on Wednesday.

Celebrations were mainly held at Krishana Mandir on Ravi Road led by Dr Manohar Chand, Chairman of Pakistan Hindu Welfare Council (PHWC), while other leaders of Sikh and Hindu community along with Evacuee Trust Property Board Secretary (Shrines) Khalid Ali attended the event.

A special free-food distribution (dole out) was also arranged for participants by the Krishana Mandir management in association with the Evacuee Trust Property Board administration.

On this occasion, the PHWC Chairman Dr Manohar Chand welcomed people of other religions including Sikhs, Muslims and Christians.

3Dr Manohar Chand said, “Marking the arrival of the spring season, Holi festival gives the message of love, peace and brotherhood. It gives a lesson to remove differences and create an inter-faith harmony and peace among the people of all religions.”

Like India and other countries, he added, the Hindu community in Pakistan also celebrated Holi festival with great enthusiasm.