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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

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

by Zia Ur Rehman

September 29, 2015

http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-4-342635-Bhajans-and-dancing-for-the-love-of-the-one-who-granted-wishes

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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

Pakistan

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

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