Colorful Basant festival on Feb 26

ISLAMABAD: A colorful Basant Festival featuring various other entertaining activities will be organized here on February 26, at f-9 Park federal city.

The Basant or `Kite festival’ is indeed a festival replete with hues and colors, in which people also choose to wear bright yellow and vibrant green colors to be a part of the colors of spring.

Despite the fact that over a dozen people get injure while flying the kites but still hundreds of citizens enjoy the festival with all zest and energy.

Like previous year, however the district administration has decided to take stern action against kite fliers during Basant, and a source in the ICT Administration said that police have been directed to crack down on people flying kites as part of Basant festival.

The source said that awareness drive will also be launched to enlighten the public about the danger associated with flying kites with iron string.

Kite flyers should avoid using iron wires which can prove dangerous,” he added, “The government should punish those who use iron wires,” A resident of the capital Hashim Malik commented.