LAHORE – Lahore excessive court (LHC) on Wednesday has sent notices to Punjab inspector trendy, chief secretary and others in a case associated with elevate the 12-yr-old ban on Basant competition in the province.

At some stage in the listening to of a plea towards Kite Flying Act, the court has directed the events to put up their replies until January 15 (Tuesday).

Earlier, LHC had sought replies from Punjab Minister for statistics and way of life Fayyaz-ul-Hassan Chohan, chief secretary and IG Amjad Javed Saleemi.

The petitioner had contended that it was unconstitutional to permit Basant following the supreme court docket’s ruling in opposition to it because the ‘lethal’ pageant has claimed loss of many lives.

The chief secretary and IGP have no longer taken sufficient and crucial measures to halt the deadly game, and ‘it's miles the contempt of courtroom’ to no longer comply with the court’s orders, he brought.

Contrarily, the legal professional representing the provincial government instructed the court docket that the final selection on birthday celebration of Basant turned into now not taken but, however only an opinion in this regard was sought.

it's miles to be referred to here that Punjab facts and way of life Minister Fayyaz ul Hassan Chohan introduced the government’s selection to boost the Basant ban and that it will likely be held inside the second of February subsequent 12 months.