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basant

(ˈbæsænt)
n
a spring festival celebrated in Pakistan
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The Basant festival has been celebrated in Lahore for centuries with thousands of kites soaring into the night and with boisterous rooftop parties.
Abdul Quddus Bizenjo said this while speaking to a delegation of Hindu Community led by former provincial minister Basant Lal Gulshan called on the delegation at his office, said a press release.
Summary: Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], March 16 (ANI): Harish Chandra Panda, the nephew of Odisha Bharatiya Janata Party President Basant Kumar Panda, joined Biju Janata Dal (BJD).
Earlier in January, the Punjab government had apprised the Lahore High Court (LHC) that the provincial government had decided not to celebrate the Basant festival in the province.The decision not to celebrate Basant festival was taken in a meeting chaired by Punjab's Senior Minister Abdul Aleem Khan by calling it "in the interest of the public".
I WAS willing to forgive this government a lot when it announced that it had set aside the ban on Basant, and this year, kites would fly triumphantly over Lahore.
ISLAMABAD -- Punjab Government has decided not to celebrate basant this year and directions have been given by the Senior Minister Abdul Aleem Khan to inform the High Court in this regard.
PUNJAB Government has decided not to allow the celebration of Basant this year, acknowledging that it is not fully prepared to make the event a safe activity in terms of the threat to human life and the damage to civic infrastructure that occurred in the past.
The smoggy sky will remain colourless this year as well, as the Punjab government has made its mind not to celebrate the Basant festival.
Reportedly, the minister said four to six months are required to take preventive steps to ensure celebration of Basant in a peaceful manner.
LAHORE -- Lahore High Court (LHC) on Monday has sent notices to Punjab Inspector General of Police, chief secretary and others in a case seeking end to 12- year-old ban on Basant festival in the province.
LAHORE:A petition has been filed in the Lahore High Court (LHC) challenging the Punjab government's decision of lifting ban on celebrating basant festival.
LAHORE -- Basant festivities mark the beginning of spring season in Pakistan.