Punjab government takes final decision over Basant Festival in the province
*LAHORE - Punjab government has decided not to allow celebration of Basant festival across the province.*
According to sources, the decision was taken in a meeting chaired by Punjab’s Senior Minister Abdul Aleem Khan and a detail reply of the government will be submitted in the Lahore High Court tomorrow.
Reportedly, the minister said four to six months are required to take preventive steps to ensure celebration of Basant in a peaceful manner.
The festival can be celebrated in future if the concerned departments play their active role.
Mr Aleem said stern action will be taken against those whoever will be found in using the chemical string.