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The plight of Hindus in Pakistan and the current situation in India

India follows the notion of ‘atithi devo bhavo’ but it is difficult to say the same about most of the neighbouring countries.

Mohammad Ali Jinnah was the first person to ask for a separate country for Muslims when India got independent in the year 1947. 672 more words

Common Sense

Bhajans and dancing ‘for the love of the one who granted wishes’

by Zia Ur Rehman

September 29, 2015



Making their way through narrow illuminated streets on Sunday night, many members of Karachi’s Hindu community reached the Shri Ram Dev Pir Temple – a modest but meticulously designed structure decorated with blinking fairy lights – for the Rama Pir Mela, a festival to pay homage to a 14th century saint. 508 more words

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These temples in Pakistan are now madrasas - Haroon Khalid

“There were old houses located in this street, which must have once belonged to Hindu families living here. I wondered in what condition they must have left their homes in 1947, temporarily locking their doors, perhaps burying their precious belongings, hoping to return one day. 1,205 more words


Was Jinnah’s promise to the minorities honoured?

When his family was packing up to leave Pakistan after Partition, a gentleman showed up in their neighbourhood and urged them to stay back.

He assured them that the new country carved out for the Muslims of the subcontinent belonged equally to them. 523 more words


Desperate Fasadis trying to change Sindhi culture

Shikarpur and other areas of Sindh have always been famous for their tolerant, syncretic Sufi culture — and sweets. Not suicide attacks. That is obviously something that cowardly Takfiri Fasadis are trying desperately to change. 167 more words


"I prefer to die than to convert to Islam" - Hindu girl in Pakistan

Source – Asia News.it

Seized by an influential Muslim, with the “political cover” of an elected official, 19 year old Rinkel Kumari launches a desperate appeal to the courts. 537 more words


Bad News

By Zia Ur Rehman

August 29, 2014


The publisher of Pakistan’s first Hindu weekly newspaper Sandesh has been thinking about suspending publication because of financial difficulties. 597 more words

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