Pakistan’s face was exposed again on Friday (August), two days after radical Islamists attacked and insulted a Ganesha temple in the village of Rahimiyar Khan in Pakistan’s Punjab province. Donner Report The report said the alliance of 22 religious and political parties also did not condemn the violence against Hindus and the targeting of Hindu temples.
“They did not know that Hindu temples were attacked,” a coalition of political parties told the Milli Yakjehti Council (MYC). During a press conference in Islamabad, Sahebzada Abul Khair linked the issue of Jubay with another incident in Hyderabad. He complained, “A Muslim family lives in front of a temple in Hyderabad. Some Hindu families also live in the area and complain to the authorities that sacrifices should not be made in front of the temple. Although the majority has the right to do so. “
Zubair He added that the rights of the minority community are ‘protected’ under Islamic law (Shariah), but added that the ‘rights’ of the majority community (Muslims) should not be denied. It is learned that Zubair is a member of Jamiat Ulema-e-Pakistan (JUP), an extremist Islamist organization, and the newly elected chairman of the Supreme Council of the MYC. When Pakistani journalists further incited the leaders of the Milli Yakjehti Council, General Secretary Liaquat Baloch said, “The minority community in the country has complete freedom.”
Fearing harassment, 150 Hindu families fled the village
Jamaat-e-Islami member Baloch refused to condemn the temple attack on the pretext of not being aware of the incident. When reporters questioned MYC leaders about the temple incident, former deputy general secretary Dr. Shakib Akbar told them to move on to other issues and refrain from discussing temple issues.
This is despite the fact that the Milli Yakjehti Council has promised not to make provocative speeches and statements before the month of Muharram. According to Rahat Austin, a Hindu rights activist, about 150 Hindu families were forced to flee their homes in the wake of Rahimiya Khan’s assassination. Expressing concern, he said, “Punjab was once a Hindu-majority province, but now Rahimiyar Khan is the only city where Hindus are present in large numbers.”
Protesting mobs vandalized a temple and attacked their home in Rahimiya Khan, Punjab-Pakistan Vang, forcing about 150 Hindu families to flee. Punjab was a Hindu-majority province but now Rahimiyar Khan is the only city with a significant Hindu population.এস USCIRF Uro Europarl_N pic.twitter.com/aAH5PgIFnn
– Relief Austin (@ johnaustin47) August August, 2021
Notably, on Wednesday (August-August 2021), hardline Islamic terrorists vandalized a Hindu temple and an idol of Lord Ganesha, Shiva-Parvati. He also destroyed the chandeliers and bells of the temple and caused a lot of damage to the temple premises.
Ganesh Temple, Vang village of Rahim Yar Khan in Punjab has been destroyed.
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– Veengas (eenVeengasJ) August 4, 2021
Vingas, a journalist and founding editor of Pakistan’s The Rise News, shared the video on his Twitter handle. He wrote, “The Ganesha temple in Vang village of Rahimiyar Khan in Punjab has been vandalized. Hindus have been attacked again in Pakistan. “
It is said that after this, Pakistani fundamentalists also made the whole incident live on Facebook. He set the temple on fire after the incident. At the same time, when the locals complained to the police about this, they did not pay any attention to the words of the Hindus.