The Punjab government on Tuesday announced its decision to lift the 12-year-old ban imposed on celebrating Basant saying the festival. Which marks the arrival of Spring season — will be celebrated in the second week of February 2019.
Basant in Lahore 2019 Expected Dates
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Punjab Information and Culture Minister Fayazul Hassan Chohan has informed that a meeting – led by Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar – on Tuesday has decided to celebrate the Basant festival in Lahore Pakistan during second week of February, 2019.
“In order to celebrate this festival in a befitting manner and to review its negative aspects,” the committee comprising of eight members has been constituted under the chairmanship of Minister Law and Parliamentary Affairs Raja Basharat.
Basant Festival in Lahore – Feb 2019
LAHORE: Provincial Minister for Information Fayyazul Hassan Chohan on Tuesday said that the Punjab government has decided to celebrate Basant in Lahore.
While addressing a press conference the provincial minister of information said that the Basant is a cultural festival of Lahore through which had a business billions of rupees.
The minister said that the cultural circles of Lahore had been asking to celebrate Basant festival. “The festival creates enormous economic activity and is a source of promoting tourism.”
So Chohan went on to say that Basant will celebrate in Lahore in the second week of February.