'Erosion Of Islamic Identity': Pakistan Bans Holi Celebrations In Universities
Pakistan's Higher Education Commission has banned Holi celebrations in universities days after videos of students celebrating the festival of colours emerged.
Pakistan's Higher Education Commission (HEC) has banned Holi celebrations in universities
ND24 Web Desk | Published : 2023-06-21
Pakistan’s Higher Education Commission (HEC) has banned Holi celebration in universities. The order of the HEC comes days after students of quaid-i-Azam university celebrated holi on the campus on June 12 and videos of the event went viral.
In a notice, the commission stated that students are forbidden to follow this festival in order to ‘sociocultural values.’
It further read that such activities "portray a complete disconnect from country's sociocultural values and are an erosion of the country's Islamic identity."
Notably, in March, 15 Hindu students were injured after members of a radical Islamic student organisation stopped them from celebrating Holi at the Punjab University premises.
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