Basant Festival 2019 in Pakistan Schedule Dates Venues

Basant Festival 2019 in Pakistan Lahore, Karachi, Islamabad, Multan, Quetta, Faisalabad, Peshawar dates schedule full event and places for Basant festival. Provincial Minister for Information Fayyazul Hassan Chohan on Tuesday said that the Punjab government has decided to celebrate Basant in Lahore.

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.”

Chohan went on to say that Basant will be celebrated in Lahore in the second week of February.

Once again, the city will soon be echoing with the sounds of Boo Kata as the Punjab government may allow celebration of Basant festival in February next year. CDGL official says government to start awareness campaign for safety measures.

Provincial Minister Rana Mashhood on Monday revealed that the Basant Committee, constituted by the government, has recommended holding of Basant festival in the coming month of February, 2019. He said as per the recommendations of the committee, Basant related activities will be held at designated places in the provincial capital.

Lahore, which is known as the cultural capital of the country, has faced many blows to its traditional cultural activities during the last two decades, including elimination of Basant festival. During the last several years, Basant festival, which was considered one of the main cultural events of the city, had turned into a blood taking event and eventually the government imposed a complete ban on this traditional festivity.Basant Festival 2019 in Pakistan Lahore, Karachi, Islamabad, Multan, Quetta, Faisalabad, Peshawar dates schedule full event and places for Basant festival.

Basant Festival 2019 in Pakistan Schedule Dates Venues

Basant Festival 2019 in Pakistan Lahore, Karachi, Islamabad, Multan, Quetta, Faisalabad, Peshawar dates schedule full event and places for Basant festival.“Reason for this is introduction of innovations to keep the string more powerful and lethal,” said Khurshid Butt, a resident of Prem Gali, Railway Road and former champion of several kite-flying championships.

لاہور: عوام کے لیے خوشخبری ہے کہ پنجاب حکومت نے آئندہ سال فروری میں بسنت کا تہوار منانے کا اعلان کردیا۔

لاہورمیں صوبائی وزیر برائے اطلاعات و نشریات فیاض الحسن چوہان، سیکرٹری کلچر بلال بٹ اور ایگزیکٹو ڈائریکٹر اظہر علی خان نے مشترکہ پریس کانفرنس کرتے ہوئے صوبے میں بسنت منانے کا اعلان کیا۔

فیاض الحسن چوہان نے بتایا کہ پنجاب حکومت کی طرف سے بسنت منانے کا فیصلہ ہوگیا ہے اور آئندہ فروری کے دوسرے ہفتے میں بسنت منائی جائے گی، انہوں نے کہا کہ  بسنت کے موقع پر حفاظتی تدابیر کیلئے ایک کمیٹی تشکیل دی گئی ہے جس میں صوبائی وزرا کے ساتھ ڈی آئی جی بھی شامل ہیں، کمیٹی تمام انتظامات کا جائزہ لے گی۔

فیاض الحسن چوہان کا کہنا تھا کہ لاہور کے شہریوں، سول سوسائٹی اور میڈیا کا مطالبہ تھا کہ بسنت پر پابندی کو ختم کیا جائے اور حکومت نے اس مطالبے کو عملی جامہ پہنایا ہے۔

قبل ازیں ترجمان وزیراعلیٰ پنجاب نے میڈیاکو بتایا تھا کہ وزیر اعلی پنجاب سردار عثمان بزدار نے بسنت کے تہوار کی بحالی میں دلچسپی ظاہر کردی اور اس ضمن میں  کمیٹی قائم کی گئی ہے جو بسنت بحالی کا جائزہ لے گی۔

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.

Punjab Information and Culture Minister Fayyazul Hassan Chohan, while addressing a press conference in Lahore, announced the Punjab government’s decision to celebrate the Basant festival — the traditional kite-flying festival of Lahore that was banned by the government in 2007 following increasing deaths in kite-flying related incidents.

Chohan said a committee comprising the Punjab law minister, the provincial chief secretary, and other administrative officials, will be formed to deliberate on the modalities about how the negative aspects of the festival can be avoided and overcome.

The provincial minister said the committee would give its recommendations within a week. “This time Lahore’s population will surely celebrate Basant,” Chohan added.

The Supreme Court in its order had clarified that there was no restriction on holding the Basant festival and that it should be celebrated while staying within the ambit of law, as well as the rules and regulations defined by the government, the minister said.

Chohan said that the citizens and the civil society have been demanding permission to hold Basant festival for quite some time following which Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar had sought recommendations about holding the Spring festival.

The chief minister has said that Basant was a cultural festival, “it has no relation to religion. It is for enjoyment,” the provincial information minister said.

Tanya Qureshi, a senior official of Walled City of Lahore Authority (WCLA) said that Basant festival was the most popular event of inside Lahore and people still had strong memories related to this event. “The event is a must to revive cultural activities in the city,” she said, adding it would also boost economic activities across the city especially in walled city.


32 Responses to “Basant Festival 2019 in Pakistan Schedule Dates Venues”

  1. Ali

    Feb 16. 2018

    please mian sab go throw aginst Basant Festival its not big issue against your coruption ok.

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  2. Zeeshan

    Feb 09. 2018

    Please open the Basant in Lahore we request to CM of Punjab, kindly make sure our truely demand, specially our happiness, Kindly open it and don’t play with our heats, voice of Pakistani peoples. CM please be a man not to Hard Heart

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  3. Zaidahmed

    Apr 10. 2017

    What date in muzaffarabad basant 2017

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  4. shamikh

    Feb 23. 2017

    Yar rawalpindi me basant kb hai

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  5. Fahad

    Feb 18. 2017

    Main Sab Lahore ma basant hone de
    But its some rule
    App eak din ka liye Lahore ka flyover band kar da to mera nahi kahyal ka koi janni nuqsan ho ga.

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  6. Raza

    Feb 14. 2017

    kia traffic accidents k waja se sara traffic stop kar dia jata haaa ????????????????
    Govt impose the rule and its appliance ……………
    Its better to fly kite then watch porn on laptop……………….

    so we better apply or force the rule rather than ban an healthy activity…………….

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  7. Khurram

    Feb 14. 2017

    Plzzzzzzzz sb look in to this

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  8. Khurram

    Feb 14. 2017

    Plzzzzzzzz vzir-a-azam sb look in to this

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  9. Khurram

    Feb 14. 2017

    Nawaz sharif sahib to 4 subonn vzir-a-azam hain un kay baki teno subonn main ho rahi ha laken bunjab walon kay sath na insafi ha plz punjab kay sath insaf karwanan

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  10. Moiz

    Feb 12. 2017

    Basant Honi Chahye Sirf ek din sa kuch nai hoga or logon se request ha k chemical na use krn .
    Basant should be held in lahore Basant lahore ki pehchan Jb sa basant ban hui tb sa pakistan ma Tourists km ata hn

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  11. ilyaas

    Feb 11. 2017

    salm kese ho yaro quetta ka basant kab he hare yar jaldi jawab do

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  12. M. Noman

    Feb 11. 2017

    Yaar yeh Gornment janti nahi hai basant karne k kitne Faiday hain.
    1. Sham to lahore mai Tarrefic Controle ho gi.
    2. Sreet Crime kam ho ga

    Aur Wase bhi Ap Daikhain Poray Saal min kitne log Accident , Dakaiti Wagairah mai bhi mar jatey hain tu phir Traffic bhi band kar do.

    Yeh Masle ka hal Nahi Hai , Masle ka Hal Dondho.

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  13. Jutt

    Feb 10. 2017

    Plz plz basant ko ban mt kia jay saal ma ak dfa tw ati h or hr country ma basant mnaiii jatiii h plz #Shabaz shariiif saaab kch khyaal kryn.. agr basant naa hony di tw InshaAllah is dfa hmara pura muhala apko #Vote ni dy ga…challenge

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  14. ali ahmad

    Feb 09. 2017


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  15. rana sahal

    Feb 09. 2017

    basant kab hy

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  16. abdulsamad

    Feb 07. 2017

    Yar hum lahoriyon ko chahiye ke basant bna le phir government bhi dekhti rah gye gi

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    • Arman

      Feb 08. 2017

      Basant ek khawab hai dosto aur yeh deewanay ka khawab hai. Government kabhi permission nahin dey gi. Main har waqt udaas rehta hoon.

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  17. adeel

    Feb 07. 2017

    yar is bar pls basant kerwa do
    basant honi hi chahiye

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  18. abdullah

    Feb 07. 2017

    Yaar basant honi chahiay par chemical wali dor na ho jis say koi nuksan ho

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  19. Butt noor

    Feb 07. 2017

    9.2.2017 ko basant hai faisalabad ma happy

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  20. najeeb chishti

    Feb 06. 2017

    basant kamoke main b honi chahia

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  21. Rana kabeer RajpooT

    Feb 05. 2017

    Plz BasaNt khol do yr is baar basant honi chaiye lazmi!!!

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  22. Azhar Hussain

    Feb 05. 2017

    Thanks for Rana Mashhood sb to opening the Bassant Festival in the month of Feb-17 specially in old city Lahore.

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  23. Faisal

    Feb 04. 2017

    In which date in faisalabad basant

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  24. Umair Yar

    Feb 02. 2017

    Bashant is the great festival just chill and enjoy

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  25. Ahmad Ali

    Feb 02. 2017

    Basant honi chahiae …..
    Q is tehwar k peechy pary ho ?
    India me bhi to basant hoti he Unke Iqdamaat ham se achay hn to Khud bi karo na .

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  26. Zeeshan

    Feb 01. 2017

    Basant is great festival just enjoy

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  27. rana shahryar

    Jan 29. 2017

    Yar basant kro pory Lahore me am still wating kasam sy welling khtm Ho jy gi Racing khtm Ho jy gi is ko khtm krna ha to kite flying shrow kro plz

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  28. jasman

    Jan 12. 2017

    I hope that basant coming in lahore very quickly in ferbraury .i love flying kites.i am waiting for date

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  29. Arsalan

    Dec 27. 2016

    It’s a great news. I m also a lover of kite flying but the rules of security measures should be strictly adhered. Thick dor should b strictly banned as mentioned above.

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  30. Meee

    Dec 19. 2016

    Thats great news but does anyone know the basant date in lahore and rwlp. I know its in the month of feb but i m looking for the exact dates. Thanks

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    • Hamid

      Dec 24. 2016

      It would be great new of Lahore Basant first of All we should banned chinese Chemical Dorr which is available every where in north part of Pakistan specially in Quetta . This Chemical dorr should be banned in all over Pakistan.
      We all have very strong memories in of Kite flying in Lahore
      I Stared kite flying at the age of six in Shalmi Lahore and still flying kites in Houston Texas
      And we do have A Basant festival in Houston Texas every year The first week of March

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