Green Balloons with Pakistan Zindabad slogans at Indian festival irks government, FIR launched

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Green Balloons with Pakistan Zindabad slogans at Indian festival irks government, FIR launched

ISLAMABAD - Green-coloured balloons with ‘Pakistan Zindabad’ slogan written on them were found at the site of the International Gita Festival, 2018 being held in Kurukshetra city of Haryana, India.

According to Kashmir Media Service (KMS), the festival is being organised in Kurukshetra from December 7 to 23, in which Mauritius is the partner country and Gujrat the partner Indian state.

Children were found playing with these balloons, police has said.

An FIR has been registered in this regard following a complaint by Malkhan, a home guard, who found these balloons in the hands of children at the festival, Chhauto Ram, SHO, Adarsh police station said. “We are probing who brought these balloons and gave them to the children,” he said.

The police were told that some youth were found carrying these balloons, but they could not be traced, the officer said.

Superintendent of Police, Kurukshetra, Surinder Pal Singh said one such balloon was also found near a police check-post. He said CCTVs were being checked to gain clues about the persons. - APP