Basant celebrated in Rawalpindi
Despite ban on kite flying imposed by Punjab Chief Minister Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi, Basant has celebrated in the nook and corner of Rawalpindi on Friday.
The Punjab government imposed complete ban on kite-flying throughout the province with immediate effect on Thursday. On the directive of Punjab Police to ban on kite flying, Rawalpindi Police raided Kohati Bazaar and kite selling centers and arrested atleast 30 people.
On Basant day, sky was full of different colors of kites with music, dancing and firing and youngsters were seen to run after the kites recklessly.
A police men told that as many 55 persons locked up in the vicinity of City, Bannni, Gunj Mandi, and Sadiq Abad Thana on the Basant day.
The wounded were rushed to hospitals for treatment.