Basant In Lahore, Faisalabad, Islamabad 2012 – Pakistan
Basant In Lahore, Faisalabad, Islamabad 2012 – Pakistan: After the wait of several years and the opening of new food street Lahore, finally Basant festival has come back to the people of Pakistan specially Punjab. Basant was officially not celebrated between 2008 to 2011 because of security and administration issues. But now the wait is over and the real celebration has come back for the people of Pakistan who have tired of load shedding of electricity and gas and the increasing prices of commodities. This is going to be the real season of bright colors and kites. People living in Lahore, Faisalabad and Islamabad have started buying the dors (threads) and patangs (kites) to make their festival lively and started practicing to fly the kites this season.
Basant In Lahore, Faisalabad, Islamabad 2012 – Pakistan: Basant is going to be celebrated officially this year and is going to be sponsored by the Government of the Punjab. The inauguration of Basant may be done by the Chief Minister of Punjab, Shahbaz Sharif or may be his son Hamza Shahbaz. Basant is also named as Jashn e Bahara. There are many famous companies starts publicizing themselves in the color of Basant. These companies include Coca Cola, Olpers Milk, Walls ice cream, and many others.