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PM Khan wishes Hindu community a 'very happy, peaceful' Holi

Updated March 20, 2019

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This file photo shows women from the Hindu community smear each other with color to celebrate Holi, the festival of colors, at a temple in Lahore. — AP
This file photo shows women from the Hindu community smear each other with color to celebrate Holi, the festival of colors, at a temple in Lahore. — AP

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday wished the Hindu community "a very happy and peaceful Holi, the festival of colours".

PPP Chairperson Bilawal Bhutto Zardari also took to Twitter to wish "happy Holi" to the community.

"Happy Holi to all my Hindu brothers & sisters. On the happy occasion of Holi, let us spread the wonderful message of peace and happiness," he wrote.

PML-N President and Leader of the Opposition Shehbaz Sharif also wished the Hindu community "on the festive occasion of Holi".

In his message, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi wished for "peace, joy and prosperity" for the community.

Holi is a Hindu festival that takes place on the last full moon day of the Hindu lunisolar calendar month and marks the start of spring. This year, the Hindu community across the globe is celebrating the national holiday on Wednesday (today).