There is a ban on kite flying under the Punjab Prohibition of Kite Flying Act of 2009.

RAWALPINDI (Dunya News) – Basant festival started in Rawalpindi when the clocked ticked 12:00am and kite flying enthusiasts reached the rooftops and started aerial firing and kite flying with chemical strings to celebrate the event with its traditional zeal and zest.

Basant night is being celebrated in almost every locality of Rawalpindi as the young enthusiasts are flying kites and found involved in aerial firing despite tall claims made by the police to use drones to keep an eye on kite flying and arrest the culprits.

The worst kind of aerial firing was reported from Sadiqabad, Newtown, Bani, City Circle and Waris Khan areas of the city during Basant festival. It is pertinent to mention here that there is a ban on kite flying under the Punjab Prohibition of Kite Flying Act of 2009.