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No Basant Festival in the Province, Government Denies Approval

No Basant Festival in the Province, Government Denies Approval


Sumera Saeed | December 6, 2016 | category: News

No Basant Festival in the Province, Government Denies Approval

Yesterday there were news at TV channels that the government of Punjab has consented to celebrate the Basant Festival in Lahore.

The Education Minister Rana Masood on Monday announced that the Basant Festival “Safe Basant” will be held in the province in February 2017.

    “The long awaited festival would entertain the citizens of Lahore at designated places in the provincial capital.”

The Chief Minister of Punjab Shahbaz Sharif earlier had established an eight member committee under the leadership MPA Zaeem Qadri for the revival of Basant Festival in Lahore.

Today the government of Punjab has refuted the new for the approval of Basant Festival in the province in February 2017. They said they are pondering over to take step and will make official announcement in this regard.

Government of Punjab said in a tweet that some of the news channels are airing the news that Government has approved the Basant Festival celebration, which is NOT Correct. Further add that they will officially announce if this step is taken.

No Basant Festival in the Province, Government Denies Approval

It is important to mention here that the Supreme Court of Pakistan had banned the celebration of the Basant festival in the country in 2005, over the number of deaths by the use of sharp and glass coasted string.

Punjab Government Allows to Celebrate Basant Festival

Punjab Government Allows to Celebrate Basant Festival


Sumera Saeed | December 5, 2016 | category: News

Punjab Government Allows to Celebrate Basant Festival

It’s been reported by the social media TV Channels today that the government of Punjab has lift ban on celebrating Basant Festival in the province.

The Education Minister Rana Masood on Monday announced that the Basant Festival “Safe Basant” will be held in the province in February 2017. He said the Basant was banned in the country since long and the festival will be held at the designated places in Lahore.

It is important to mention here that Chief Minister of Punjab Shahbaz Sharif earlier had established an eight member committee under the leadership MPA Zaeem Qadri for the revival of Basant Festival in Lahore.

Supreme Court of Pakistan had banned the celebration of the Basant festival in the country in 2005, over the number of deaths by the use of sharp and glass coasted string.

Punjab Government Allows to Celebrate Basant Festival

Now once again the ban is lifted and the Basant lovers in Lahore can celebrate the festival with great zeal and enthusiasm.

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Supreme Court of Pakistan Says Children Organs Removing Just Rumors


Sumera Saeed | August 26, 2016 | category: News

Supreme Court of Pakistan Says Children Organs Removing Just Rumors

The Supreme Court of Pakistan (SC) has says that there is no truth behind the Children organs removing. Organs removing are not the reason behind children kidnapping in Pakistan.  Supreme Court has bared the social media not to exaggerate the organs removing rumors in the country. The government of Punjab said that there is no reality and these are false reports on social media about children being kidnapped for selling vital body organs, as no gang is recognized in involving in selling of children’s body parts.

In this regard the advocate General Shakilur Rehman appeared before a two-member Supreme Court bench at Lahore registry. He added that no gang is apparently involved in selling the Children vital body organs and the rumours on social media caused a panic among parents.

The report submitted by the advocate general showed that the 139 children out of a total of 310 abducted had been recovered till 23rd August, 2016. He said that the Law Enforcement agencies are making serious efforts recovery of the remaining missing children.

Justice Saqib Nisar showed his serious concerns regarding the kidnapping of the Children in the province of Punjab. He said parents of missing children not to trust on the false reports available on social media and he asked the civil society and NGOs should play their role to dampen people involved in spreading such rumours.

The supreme court asked for the detailed report by 16th September, 2016.

On the other hand Dr Faisal Masood the VC of King Edward Medical University told the Supreme Court that the extraction of vital organs form the five years of age children’s body is useless.