Lifting ban on Basant a good move, says Raza Rumi

Type to search


Arts and Culture Featured Videos

Lifting ban on Basant a good move, says Raza Rumi

Opinion: Raza Rumi appreciates governments recent move to uplift ban on basant that will restore thousands of years old festival.

The basant festival is surrounded by absurd propaganda with counter-narratives that:

1. It kills so many people,

2. It is a Hindu festival and Muslims shouldn’t celebrate it,

3. Basant spoils our youth. It is important to understand that for all these concocted theories the government should do its job and implement proper laws rather than banning festivals.

Basant will be celebrated in February hopefully.

Share Now

Disclaimer: Naya Daur believes in providing space for views and opinions from all sides. But we may not agree with everything we publish. In case of columns and articles not published in Naya Daur’s name, the information, ideas or opinions in the articles are of the author and do not reflect the views of nayadaur.tv. We do not assume any responsibility or liability for the same.

Raza Rumi

The writer is editor of Pakistani newspaper Daily Times, visiting faculty at Cornell Institute for Public Affairs and author of Being Pakistani: Society, Culture and the Arts

  • 1

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *