Pakistani Hindu community rejects Indian government offer
KARACHI: Pakistan’s minority Hindu community has rejected India’s offer to grant them citizenship under the new ‘citizenship amendment law’.
Patron of the Pakistan Hindu Council, Raja Asar Manglani told Anadolu Agency that this is a unanimous message from Pakistan’s entire Hindu community to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
He said that the law is violating of India’s own constitution.
Meanwhile, Sikh leader Gopal Singh has also said that the entire Sikh community in the world, including those in India, also condemn this move.
He urged Modi government not to push minorities back to the wall.
Yesterday, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi stressed upon India to withdraw the discriminatory citizenship act.
Speaking to journalists in Islamabad, Shah Mehmood Qureshi reiterated that Pakistan will continue to raise its voice against this controversial act at every forum. He said the legislation is against the minorities especially the Muslims.
Shah Mehmood Qureshi also said that several organizations working for religious freedom have also expressed their reservations against the Indian legislation.