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Pakistan Supreme Court asks K-P Govt to reconstruct Hindu shrine, ‘Shri Param Hans Ki Mehaj’ in Karak Dist.

Posted by hinduexistence on March 14, 2015

Illegal Muslim occupation of a Hindu Shrine named as Shri Param Hans Ki Mehaj, where a Hindu pontiff died in 1919 and was buried in the shrine.

About 75 Muslim Ulema attended a meeting to issue fatwa against the reconstruction of the Hindu shrine. 

Three-judges bench of Pakistan Supreme Court asks Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Government to reconstruct Hindu shrine.

Hindu Shrines in Pakistans under severe fundamental threats

Hindu Shrines in Pakistans under severe fundamental threats

H Malik | The Express Tribune | Islamabad | March 12, 2015: The top court has directed the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) government to take effective steps for reconstruction and preservation of a Hindu shrine illegally occupied by a cleric in the southern Karak district.

On Wednesday, when a three-judge bench – headed by Chief Justice Nasirul Mulk – took up the matter related to non-implementation of the apex court’s June 19, 2014 judgment, K-P’s Additional Advocate General Waqar Ahmad Khan submitted a report before the bench.

The report states that in compliance with the court order, a meeting of Ulema hailing from Karak was convened on February 15 under the chairmanship of Maulana Sharif at BD Shah Tehsil.

About 75 Ulema attended the meeting which decided against the reconstruction of the Hindu shrine “due to the current law and order situation in the province”, Karak’s deputy commissioner stated in the report. It further says that an Ulema committee will meet JUI-F chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman and inform him about ‘resentment of Muslims’ to the reconstruction of the shrine. However, it does not say when the meeting will take place.

“It is suggested that a meeting of all concerned be convened to evolve a strategy to deal with any eventuality that might result from implementation of the court judgment,” the report states.

The Supreme Court bench, however, expressed reservations over the K- P government’s move of involving the Ulema in the matter. Chief Justice Nasirul Mulk observed that it was not a rational decision to involve the Ulema – instead local people should have been taken into confidence.

Available pic showing the desecration of Shri Param Hans Ki Mehaj, (Karak Dist, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Province, Pakistan). Devotees and a Police are seen in Pic.

Available pic showing the desecration of Shri Param Hans Ki Mehaj, (Karak Dist, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan). Devotees and a Police are seen in Pic.

Dr Ramesh Kumar, the patron-in-chief of the Pakistan Hindu Council (PHC) who brought up the issue in the top court, told the bench that he had met Kohat’s commissioner and Maulana Sharif to discuss the matter. Maulana Sharif admitted that the land belonged to the Hindu temple but still they would not return it to the community, Dr Ramesh said, claiming that the local people have no objection to the reconstruction of the shrine.

The bench observed that involvement of the Ulema in this matter meant that the provincial government was not taking any step for the reconstruction of the shrine. The bench sought a fresh report on the matter and adjourned the hearing for Thursday (today).

On June 7, 2014, K-P’s Advocate General Latif Yousufzai had submitted a report in the Supreme Court on behalf of Karak’s deputy commissioner explaining how and why the shrine was occupied. The report stated that a Hindu pontiff, named Shri Param Hans Ki Mehaj, died in 1919 and was buried in the shrine. His followers often visited the shrine after his death and the practice continued till 1997.

“Some locals destroyed the shrine, and the issue came to light when some Hindu followers of Shri Param tried to restore an old path leading to the shrine, which is now occupied by a local cleric, Mufti Iftikharuddin.” Hindu leaders from Sindh paid Rs 375,000 to the mufti as cost of the land, but he has not vacated the land since 1997.

Courtesy: The Express Tribune, Pakisatn.

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Colours of Holi smear minority Hindus in Pak but disrupted in Sindh University.

Posted by hinduexistence on March 6, 2015

Holi celebrations at Sindh University roughed up by fanatical security men. 

A student Union assured  to form human chain outside Swami Narayan Temple, Karachi  to protect Hindus celebrating Holi.

Colours of Holi smear minority Hindus in Pakistan off bit. 

Campus security guards detain a student who had been celebrating Holi and had allegedly been involved in a ruckus. PHOTO: FACEBOOK/FAYAZ ALI

Sindh Uni Campus security guards detain a student who had been celebrating Holi and had allegedly been involved in a ruckus. Pic. FACEBOOK/FAYAZ ALI

HENB | Karachi | March 5, 2015::  Despite continuous threat from fundamental Islamic elements, forcible conversions and migration of minority Hindu and Sikh community of Pakistan, the minority Hindu community continues to celebrate its religious festivals off bit within a pity of the majority Muslims anyway.

As a matter of fact,  increasing cases of violence and lack of security against their community, many Hindu families from Balochistan and Sindh have fled away  Pakistan only to migrate into India. Rest usually try to forget their 24×7 oppression and persecution in some  days of Holi or Diwali, but there also exist the shredded stories of  stipulation ‘to do and not to do’. But, it is the life support of festivity to enjoy the last bit of living for the vanishing Pakistani Hindus.

Unfortunate. “Holi celebrations were disrupted at the Sindh University on Wednesday when around a dozen students marking the festival were allegedly roughed up by the varsity’s private security guards with police having to be called in.

Associate Professor Amar Sindhu, who heads the philosophy department, told The Express Tribune that a couple of boys, one of whom had had his shirt torn, came to her complaining about how they had been roughed up. Under the impression that the guards and police may have stopped the students from celebrating Holi, she spoke to the varsity’s security chief Ghulam Nabi Kaka.

“I felt outraged and fought with Kaka [over phone] but he assured that the university can never stop students from celebrating the religious festivities and the SU students and faculty celebrate Holi every year for several days.”

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She added that Kaka had received complaint from some teachers of the Arts Faculty that some boys were creating a disturbance in the faculty’s garden, and that the guards had been sent to control the situation.

Kaka told The Express Tribune that they did not intend to arrest any student. “We acted to prevent the (alleged) fight from boiling over. The university has a history of small issues heating up into big clashes among students.”

He said the guards did not beat any student but only broke them up and pushed them apart.

Sindhu further confirmed that Holi celebrations were allowed to resume after the brief fight”.

But, this ‘brief fight’ sparked the anti Govt. students’ movement for Pakhtun sand Balloch solidarity helped the Hindu minorities to celebrate the next phase of holi in the Swami Narayan Temple ground in Karachi.

Reports convey that the student organisation, National Students Federation (NSF) assured to  form a human shield outside Swami Narayan Temple, Light House, in Karachi to facilitate the Hindu people usually celebrate Holi every year at the grand temple.

“If the State cannot provide protection to minority communities, the public has to take a stand,” Central Organiser NSF Khurram Ali told The Express Tribune. “Previously, members of minority communities used to come out and protest alone but with so much intolerance in society, the general public needs to join minority communities,” Khurram said.

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But, it was not needed any human shield or chain as such. Hindus of Karachi assembled Swami Narayan Temple to celebrate Hole, the festival life with colour.

Yudhvir Rana the TNN correspondent reports in TOI that “In a pointer to communal harmony against all odds, Muslims of Pakistan joined hands with minority Hindus to celebrate the festival of colours Holi for the first time in an even held at Jamshoro in Sindh province on Wednesday.

The CEO of Progressive Human Foundation (PHF) Chandar Kumar told TOI that the Holi celebration was held in rural Jamshoro, which was attended by people of other religions besides the Hindu community of Sindh.

A research associate with PHF, Samiya Rafiqe said she was mesmerized to see people crazily splashing colours at each other. “This was for the first time that I saw a riot of colours with people enjoying every moment of it,” she said. She said that celebrating and participating in each other’s festival only strengthened bonds between two societies and helps shed differences. The event was jointly organized by PHF and Pakistan Hindu Seva Welfare Trust (PHSWT), informed trust president Sanjesh Dhanja.”

Reports of Holi festivity also came in from Lahore, Pak Hyderabad, Chhakwal, Tharparkar. Quetta and some other places from Pakistan.

Pak Premier Nawaz Sharif greeted Hindu community of Pakistan in the event of Holi by saying, “Holi a colourful occasion symbolising verve and energy of life celebrated by the Hindu community…Hindu community would continue to play their role for peace, progress and prosperity of Pakistan with complete dedication.”

The Pak President Mamnoon Hussain wished Holi as a  time for rejoicing and conveying a message of festivity, happiness, charity, and acknowledged the valuable contribution made by the Hindu community in Pakistan in all fields.

Apparently the colour of Holi added some splashing colour of joy and happiness to the Hindus of Pakistan as there was no report of Talbani attacks of Hindus or abduction of any minor girls so far in the day of Holi.

Courtesy: Links and Pics used above.

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Is Government of India helping anyway Pakistan and Bangladesh for their programme of Hindu cleansing from those countries?

Posted by hinduexistence on February 28, 2015

7,000 Pakistani Hindu migrants to get permanent citizenship phase by phase. But, nothing for 10 million Hindu migrants from Bangladesh.

Is Govt of India helping Pakistan and Bangladesh indirectly for their programme of Hindu cleansing from those countries?

Pak Hindu ReugeesUpananda Brahmachari | HENB | Barmer and Bhopal | 27 Feb 2015:: It’s a good news for the long suffered Pakistani Hindu migrants in India that nearly 7,000 of them, who have been living like refugees in various towns of Rajasthan, will start getting permanent citizenship and long term visas from Monday last. The first camp for the purpose was held at Barmer on Monday.

There are seven migrant camps so far in Jodhpur which receive an ever-ending flow of migrants almost every week by Thar Link Express, the weekly train between India and Pakistan. The migrants stuffed with all Jihadi horrors and Islamic persecution from Pakistan, reach India with a only hope to live this side free from further bleeding and shedding tears.

It is told that most of those who come never return as minorities have been facing difficult living conditions in an Islamic Pakistan since the demolition of the Babri Masjid in 1991. But, the situation actually worsened with the strengthening of the Taliban force in Pakistan, Afghanistan and in entire Islamic world,  but this Babri demolition is an added excuse.

However, life is also tough for the migrants here in India, wherever in Rajasthan, Delhi, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh or in Punjab. They primarily belong to the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes of Hindu society and live in camps on the outskirts of the city, which lack even basic facilities for water supply, education, health and even shelter.

The camp at Alkausar Nagar in Barmer does not even have a toilet, one of the focus areas of the Prime Minister; neither does it have regular water supply. The Chief Minister of Rajasthan, Smt Vasundhara Raje visted these areas many times personally or sent her representatives, but the problems of these migranats are yet to be mitigated.

“We have to get water from the nearby Madrasa, our children do not get admission in government schools and we cannot afford private schools,” says a fresh migrant who came to Rajasthan with his family just last month but did not wish to be identified for fear of persecution of his family back in Karachi.

Those who get long-term visas have to wait for seven years before they are entitled to apply for Indian citizenship, which is not an easy task.

1801410_828630510511982_3689573596214196778_o“Many people also return because the living conditions are so bad here, but the inflow of people still continues. Government agencies often cite security reasons for grant of citizenship, though most of us were citizens of undivided India; they can at least give us refugee status,” says Sri Hindu Singh Sodha, who was a migrant but is now an Indian citizen. Mr. Sodha has been working as a Human Right activists in these areas for many years to establish the rights of Pakistani Hindus to live in India. His Seemant Lok Sangathan is working for the cause of both Pak and Bangladesh Minority Migrants (P&BMM).

The migrants are settled in Barmer, Jaisalmer, Bikaner and now Jodhpur because the Thar Express arrives here.

Meanwhile, BJP-ruled Madhya Pradesh has also decided to grant citizenship rights to over 20,000 Hindu migrants from Pakistan.

The move follows chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan‘s assurance during the recent civic polls – which the BJP won decisively – that ‘no Pakistani Hindu would be asked to leave the state’ as long as he is at the helm and that he would seek Prime Minister Narendra Modi‘s intervention.

Chouhan had made the promise in Indore, home to the largest number of such people in the state.

Special camps have now been lined up in Bhopal and Indore where senior officials from the Union home and external affairs ministries work with local authorities to help such migrants get such rights.

The process starts with the local collector recommending citizenship rights. The file is sent to the home and foreign ministries in Delhi for vetting and returns to the collector, who then issues the certificate.

But, this process of applying balm on the pain of Hindu Refugees has set some serious question whether the present Govt of India is helping Pakistan and Bangladesh for their programme of Hindu cleansing from those lands?

A massive population exchanges occurred between the two newly formed nations, India and Pakistan in the months immediately following Partition in August 1947, out of unrest, insecurity, communal conflicts and choice of own home. Once the lines of separation were established, about 14.5 million people crossed the borders to what they hoped was the relative safety of religious majority. Based on 1951 Reports as available from then India, Pakistan and British sources, of displaced persons, 7.226 million Muslims went to Pakistan from India while 7.249 million Hindus and Sikhs (and very small amounts of Muslims) were forced to move to India from Pakistan immediately after partition. About 11.2 million or 78% of the population transfer was on the west, with Punjab accounting for most of it; 5.3 million Muslims moved from India to West Punjab in Pakistan, 3.4 million Hindus and Sikhs were moved from Pakistan to East Punjab in India; elsewhere in the west 1.2 million moved in each direction to and from Sind. The initial population transfer on the east involved 3.5 million Hindus moving from East Bengal to India and only 0.7 million Muslims moving the other way. The the facts and figures still remain unauthenticated due to the Nehruvian indulgence for Pak menace. Most of the Hindu-Sikh refugees came to India prior 1971 were able to manage their citizenship or pro-citizenship however.

Bangladeshi Hindu Migrants in India.

Bangladeshi Hindu Migrants in India.

The fate of Hindu-Sikh migrants had to leave their homeland in 1965 Indo-Pak war and in 1971 Bangladesh Liberation war is out of any justice or any rights in its proportionate dilemma.  The problem of East Pakistan/Bangladesh migrants was first dealt with, after Partition, by the Nehru-Liaquat Pact of 1950. Consequently, about six lakh illegal migrants were sent back to East Pakistan. However, the migration continued unabated. Mr. B.N. Mullik, the veteran Director of the Intelligence Bureau, had proposed a Prevention of Infiltration Programme which was implemented by the Government of India whereby about 1,50,000 illegal migrants were repatriated to East Pakistan during 1963-65. After the emergence of Bangladesh in 1971, the Indira Gandhi-Mujibur Rahman Pact of 1972 had provided that all those who entered India prior to March 25, 1971, would be allowed to remain in this country while the rest were to return to Bangladesh. Accordingly, as many as seven million refugees returned to Bangladesh. It would, therefore, be seen that in the past India and Pakistan and its eastern part subsequently Bangladesh had an history of amicable settlement, through negotiated agreements, the return of East Pakistan/Bangladesh migrants from India. When Begum Khaleda visited India as Prime Minister during her first term, she made an extraordinary statement that there were no Bangladeshis in India. No doubt, this remains her stand even today. Her Foreign Minister, Mr Morshed Khan, told a Press conference at Dhaka on February 6, 2003 that “there is not a single Bangladeshi migrant in India”. But, the facts remain that owing to the various occurrences both in Pakistan in Bangladesh in the series of 1965, 1971, 1992 and the later phases of insurgency both in PAK and BD, India had to accept more than 10 million Hindus refugees (still unaccounted) came to their last refuge in India out religious hatred, ethnic violence and financial hardship and instability in their origin land.

The legal definition of a refugee is provided in the 1951 Convention of UN relating to the Status of Refugees which states that a refugee is a person who is outside the country of his/her origin, has a well-founded fear of being persecuted for reasons of race, religion, nationality, political opinion or membership of a particular social group, and owing to such fear is unable or unwilling to avail himself/herself of the protection of that country.

But, none of the GOI or the UNHCR, the UN agency to ensure the international protection of refugees worldwide, take care of theses over 10 million Hindu migrants from Bangladesh and Pakistan, maximum of those are Bengali speaking Bangladeshi Hindus.  Moreover, India’s laxity in framing proper refugee laws only seems to have escalated the refugee quandary. Despite being asked to sign the Refugee Convention 1951 and Protocol 1967, and promulgate a legal framework for refugees, the Indian government has been lackadaisical. Interestingly, the UNHCR hails India for its record in supporting refugees. In a report, it says, “Overall, India offers safe asylum to refugees and asylum seekers. Even in the absence of a national legal framework for refugees, India has traditionally been hospitable towards refugees.” But, the rights of Hindu migrants from Bangladesh and Pakistan are always ignored and dealt with zero yardsticks.

When Population of concern (PoC) of migrants/semi refugee/asylum seekers/petitioner of long term visa, as reflected in the Report of UNHCR, Indian Chapter as on Sept 2014 as a total of 2,05,132 people of concern by country of origin,  PoC of Myanmar 16,919,  Afghanistan 11,549, Somalia 746, Tibetans & Sri Lankans 175,000 and Others 918, there is no mention of Hindu migrants from Bangladesh or Pakistan. Why?

Actually,  the agencies working for UN in India or the refugee security and rehabilitation matters, i.e. UNHCR, COVA and CLMC are to much secular in their viewpoints and do not see any plight of 10 million Hindu migrants in India from Bangladesh and Pakistan. And, GOI is finding so many excuses to avoid any firm resolution to accept these Hindu people as honored Indian citizen or help them to regain their lost might and rights in their original land in Pakistan, Bangladesh and even in Sri Lanka for the Tamil Hindus.

The numbers of Hindus in Pakistan and Bangladesh  are decreasing fast with unimaginable rates. The 16% Hindus in Pakistan in 1947 has come down to less than 2% in Pakistan and the 23% Hindus in 1971 has come down to 8% in Bangladesh (erstwhile East Pakistan).

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A meeting of Nikhil Banga Nagarki Sangha

So, without rising the voice for protecting the minority rights in neighboring countries in Bangladesh and Pakistan, India is taking easy steps to allow some long term visa or to grant some citizenship for earning some political gain. This is fatal and defacto help to the Islamic countries of Bangladesh and Pakistan for their Quranic agenda to clean the land from Kaffirs like Hindu-Sikh and Buddhists.

Any persecuted Hindu from any part of the world is most welcome in Bharat. It is their original land. But, where Hindus are loosing their lands, wealth, honor and rights from other places from the very parts of Indian subcontinent and even in some parts of Indian Kashmir, Assam, Kerala and Bengal, GOI must not be vacate looker into the matter.

“Govt in India, specially under the Prime Minister-ship of Narendra Modi, must not discriminate in policy matters. While they are giving citizenship to the Hindu migrants friends from Pakistan, the same policy must be adopted for the 10 million Bengali Hindus refugees from Bangladesh”, says Subhas Chakroborty,  leader of Nikhil Banga Nagarik Sangha, an organisation working for both the refugee status for BD migrant Hindus in India and the Hindu home land in Bangladesh.

Chakroborty, also the Editor of Mayer Dak (Call of the Mother) reacts, “Hindus of Bangladesh have lost everything and are being victimized by both the BNP and Awami League in their respective ruling. Hindus are still leaving their motherland in Bangladesh every day and coming to India in a very hapless and helpless condition. This is a big problem in India. This should not be overlooked or discriminated. While Sindhi or Tibetans are getting easy help from GOI, then why so hardship for the Bengali speaking Hindu migrants from Bangladesh?  We earnestly demand the refugee status for these Bangladeshi Hindus at first before confirming their  citizenship or repatriation. But, uprooted Hindus of Bangladesh have been claiming their home land in Bangladesh as their final demand.”

The exterior ministry in Government of India must think for making pressure under international law and available pacts and treaty to ensure the safety, security and rights of India origin Hindu people in its neighboring countries in Pakistan and Bangladesh. Hindu must steadily stay in those countries without any level of ‘refugee’, ‘migrant’ or ‘asylum seeker’.

Clearly it is seen India has ignored the problem for six decades, possibly on the assumption that the problem may eventually go away. It was the policy of Congress. But, BJP cannot endorse the same. Indian immigration policy suffers from the same willful blindness and bureaucratic fallacies. Make fencing to people out might solve some problems. But growing radicalism, oppression upon non believers and no one to help situation lead the line of seeking asylum in India. At this point, New Delhi must look beyond barbed wire and bullets. Silent overview of Delhi on the subject will certainly help the Islamic Governments of Pakistan and Bangladesh for their agenda of inaction in the matters related to the evacuation of minority Hindus beyond the borders.

At gross it is perceived that the Pakistan and Bangladesh Governments feel free to fill all the gaps of human rights of the minority Hindus with all Taliban talisman and on the other hand Indian Govt is cleaver enough to issue the citizenship certificates to the migrants where political gain is high and the hazards are less.

Giving citizenship to such evacuated Hindu people from Pakistan is a humanitarian work. But it is too much inhumane to just see how these two the countries of Pakistan and Bangladesh are going fast Hinduless. Govt of India must discard any help to these Islamic countries of PAK and BD in their Hindu cleansing operations and ensure Hindu safety and security and future prospects for the minority Hindus and other minorities in Bangladesh, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.   [To be concluded]

Courtesy: Links and Pics used above.

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Bhagwandas, 1st Hindu Chief Justice of Pakistan, passes away.

Posted by hinduexistence on February 24, 2015

Pakistan mourns on the sad demise of Rana Bhagwandas, the first Hindu chief justice of Pakistan.

CJ (R) PakHENB | Karachi | Feb 23, 2015:: Former Supreme Court judge Justice (retired) and Human Rights Defender Rana Bhagwandas died after suffering a cardiac arrest in Karachi on Monday morning , Radio Pakistan reported.

He was the first Hindu and the second non-Muslim head of the supreme court of Pakistan.

The 72-year-old former judge was under treatment for a heart ailment at a private hospital at the time of his passing.

Rana Bhagwandas was born on December 20, 1942 in a Hindu Sindhi Rajput family in Naseerabad, Larkana District (now Qambar Shahdadkot District) in Sindh. He studied law and received a Masters degree in Islamic Studies and was considered an expert on constitutional law.

Bhagwandas also worked as the Chairman of Federal Public Service Commission of Pakistan. He headed the interview panel for the selection of the Federal Civil Servants 2009.

In a cabinet meeting that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was presiding over, he appreciated the services of Rana Bhagwandas for rule of law in the country. PM Nawaz said that the former justice was a man of principles who had firm faith in democracy and the rule of law.

The meeting also observed a one minute silence to condole the death.

He was a practising advocate for about two years before being appointed as a judge in July 1967. He was made a judge of the Sindh High Court in June 1994.

He had been a supreme court judge since February 2000.

In 2002, the Sindh High Court had dismissed a challenge to his appointment to the higher judiciary on the grounds that he was a non-Muslim.

Bhagwandas became the acting CJP during the 2007 judicial crisis in Pakistan and also briefly became the acting chief justice of Pakistan when the incumbent CJP Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry went on foreign tours in 2005 and 2006.

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He also worked as the chairman of Federal Public Service Commission of Pakistan. He headed the interview panel for the selection of Pakistan’s Federal Civil Servants 2009.

Alongwith Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, President Mamnoon Hussain, Chief Election Commissioner Justice (retd) Sardar Muhammad Raza, Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah, Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervez Khattak and Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan issued condolence messages expressing grief and sorrow over the demise of Rana Bhagwandas.

Former president Asif Ali Zardari expressed profound grief over the death and paid a tribute to the late judge. In a condolence message he said “A jurist of impeccable integrity Baghwandas was a noble soul and an inspiring humanist who radiated hope. Leading by personal example he silently illumined the path and served as a role model for many. At a time when excellence seems receding people like Bhagwandas will be sorely missed.”

Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Chief Altaf Hussain also expressed sorrow over the demise of the judge. In a statement the MQM chief praised Bhagwandas’ contribution to the judicial system.

Many, including Chairman of Pakistan Peoples Party Bilawal Bhutto, also condoled the death by taking to Twitter and expressed their sympathies.

Late  Rana Bhagwandas was a devout Hindu and an ardent patron and life member of Pakistan Hindu Council (PHC).  PHC members were greatly shocked to hear the news of sad demise of Rana and rushed to the hospital. The PHC members also took part in the funeral of Rana.  In their message PHC conveyed that, “It’s a great loss to everybody in Pakistan.  Justice (R) Rana Bhagwandas was a great person and personality of Sindh. He passed away but he will remain in the hearts of people for ever. He was a great Jurist and humble person. He was a poet of great repute and composed ‘Naatia’ poetry. He always possessed the justice based on Human Rights”.

Friends of many like one Advocate Amarnath [see the video below], Rana Bhagwandas always wanted to restore the rights of minorities at per the majority, which have been remained an existential crisis for the Hindu minorities in Pakistan.

Persecution of Hindu Minorities as described by Advocate and HR Councillor Amarnath

With spl inputs from Tribune and Agencies. 

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Global Protest on H R Day against Hindu-Christian-Minority attack & Rights Violation in Pakistan.

Posted by hinduexistence on December 11, 2014

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In front of Pakistan Embassy in Washington DC.

Human Rights Protest outside Pakistan Embassy at Washington DC against Hindu girls abduction, forceful conversion, marriage  and Christian killings in Islamic Pakistan. Condemnation and agitation too in Pakistan on International Human Rights Day. 

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Zeroing Pakistani Hindus.

Special Correspondents |  Washington DC & Hyderabad, Pakistan | HENB | 11 Dec 2014:: On December 10, 2014, International Human Rights Day, members of many Hindu groups, Christian groups and human rights groups joined together outside the Pakistan Embassy in Washington, DC calling for an end to the abuse of human rights of religious minorities and inhumane Islamic persecution upon Hindus and Christians in Pakistan.

Many Hindu, Christian and Human rights organisers like Pakistan Human Rights Collective, World Hindu Council of America, American Friends of Balochistan, Pakistan Christian Congress and Responsible for Equality And Liberty (R.E.A.L.) participated in protest rally. The protest took place on the 66th anniversary of the United Nations’ signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) on December 10, 1948.

The protesters demanded the release of 12 year old Pakistan Hindu girl Kajal Bheel, whose forced abduction and forced religious conversion has drawn world-wide condemnation and outrage. The protesters called for Pakistan courts to allow the release of Kajal Bheel from her forced abduction, and urged support for the legal efforts to defend Kajal Bheel by the Global Human Rights Defence organization (GHRD).

GHRD is planning for the next court case to defend her on December 19 in Pakistan, and they are calling for people to support her human rights by signing their petition at: http://ghrd.org/get-involved/petitions/save-kajal/savekajal/ and on Twitter at #savekajal

Protesters also pointed out the recent of abduction and forced conversaion of other Pakistan Hindu girls, including Neelam Kohli (11 years old), Anjali Menghwar (12 years old), Kiran Kumari (14 years old), Parsa Kolhi, and Wali Kolhi. Protesters displayed signs condemning the practice of such child abduction and forced religious conversion to Islam.

The oppression and attack on Pakistan Hindu religious minorities was also demonstrated by protesters who pointed out that Hindus went from a 24 percent minority in 1948 to about 1.6 percent of the Pakistan population in 1998.

Human rights campaigner Ahmer Mustikhan asked Pakistanis – “Are these not our children? Are our Hindu girls not children that deserve to be protected, live with their families, and have a right to their religion?” R.E.A.L.’s Jeffrey Imm also pointed out how such human rights abuse of Hindu girls was a violation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, including articles 3, 16, and 18. Jeffrey Imm also denounced a pattern of attacks in Pakistan against Hindu temples and their business.

The protesters also decried the abuse of Pakistan Christians and other minorities, noting the recent mob attack on a Pakistan Christian couple (burning them to death), and called for an end to oppressive Pakistan blasphemy law used to give a death sentence to Christian Asia Bibi, which was used in the arrest of Christian Zafar Bhatti (who was shot to death), and oppression of other religious minorities. Protesters held signs condemning the Pakistan blasphemy law and calling for its change. Protesters called for the release of such Pakistan political prisoners as Christian Asia Bibi, who have been imprisoned on spurious “blasphemy” charges.

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Hyderabad Court Protest and Dayal Dass Club Program.

In Pakistan, there was a series of protests over the persecution on minority Hindus to mark the observation of International Human Rights Day 2014. Pakistan Hindu Seva (PHS) organized a protest against recent forced conversion of minor Hindu girls. The protest was organized in front of High Court Hyderabad where lawyers from Mirpurkhas, Hyderabad and Karachi participated against injustices with minorities in Sindh. Mohan Bheel father of adducted girl Kajal Bheel, who is recently forcefully converted to Islam from Udero Lal, asked law enforcing agencies for justice with them. There were also family members of Marvi Kolhi aged 13 and Bhadal Kolhi aged 14 who were recently abducted and forcefully converted to Islam. As per the monitoring team of PHS, there are 12 cases of very recent forced conversion with minor Hindu girls in the last 52 days. Hindus is Sindh are not given any justice by government and judiciary.

Pakistan Hindu Seva, CRM, GHRD and CSSP organized the Seminar on “Forcefully Conversion and Hindu Marriage Act” on the day of International Human Rights Day at Hyderbad Dayal Dass Club. In this seminar around 200 persons came belonging to different sect of life including speakers, students, advocates, women, civil society people, political parties’ members, the victims’ families.

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At Hyderabad Press Club.

Speakers from Civil society, NGO’s attended this seminar Mr. Gustafa Baloch, Madam Nazeer Qurashi Vice President of Sindh Aurt Tanzeem, Dr.Shankar from Sindh Secular Forum, Ranomal Coordinator PHS, Hero Comerate, Advocate Haman Dass and Advocate Shahnawaz Jingi gives speeches. All three girls’ parents were presented in the seminar with their families. The speakers in the seminar demanded that the Government official people should resolve the minority rights of Sindh and call to solve the problems.

In this seminar we have discussed the issues of the Hindu Marriage act and Force fully conversion cases. Pakistan Hindu Seva Legal Advisor Advocate Haman Dass speaks about the facts and findings of recent cases of forcefully conversions of 12 Hindu Girls within 2 months.

In another programme, Advocate Veerji Kholi, attached to various Hindu rights groups in Pakistan, led a march near Hyderabad Press Club to raise a voice to free Pakistani minorities from an unbearable Islamic bondage. .

Input Courtesy: REAL | PHS.

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Washington DC is set to protest toady at Pak Embassy against Hindu girls abduction, rape and Christian killings in Pakistan.

Posted by hinduexistence on December 10, 2014

Washington DC protest against Hindu girls rape, Christian killings in Pakistan

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As many as 25 Hindu girls are abducted and forcibly converted in Pakistan each month. Pic. All Pakistan Hindu Panchayat.

The Examiner | Washington DC | December 7, 2014 (Late posting: December 10, 2014 in HE):: The wails of Anjali, a twelve year old Hindu girl abducted and raped in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, and all other persecuted people will now be heard in Washington DC on World Human Rights Day on December 10, the organizers of a protest announced Saturday evening. Abduction, rape and forcible conversion of Hindu girls has come into limelight in recent days. In the last week of November, two Hindu girls Mavi and were abducted and “married off” within 24 hours. According to Ravi Dawani, general secretary of the All Pakistan Hindu Panchayat, 99 percent of the abducted Hindu girls are under 13 years of age. According to the organizers of the protest, from a 24 percent minority in 1948 to about 1.6 percent population in 1998, the story of Hindus in Pakistan is among the greatest untold tragedies of the 20th century. More than one-fifth of Pakistan’s population has simply disappeared without a voice. And the persecution continues to this date.Along with the Hindus, Christians, Ahamadiyas, Shias , ethnic Balochs, Sindhis and other minorities are increasingly being targeted for “Islamization.” in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan.

Christians continue to be killed and targeted by the use of the infamous blasphemy law. Early last month, a Christian couple — Shama Bibi, 24, and Sajjad Maseeh, 27, –, was burned to death by a Muslim mob in Kasur in the Punjab province, while Aasia Bibi, a Christian mother from a peasant background, awaits the hangman’s noose in the same Punjab province. The state of Pakistan is also using Nazi-style brutalities against Baloch freedom activists, committing crimes against humanity in Balochistan, where the Voice for Baloch Missing Persons says as many as 18,000 people are still missing. At least 2,000 Baloch activists were killed and dumped or target killed in recent years. The state has also started what the Amnesty International called the kill and dump policy against political activists in Sindh province. The minuscule but highly educated Ahmadi Muslims, who are said to number nearly one million, also live in a state of fear after being declared none Muslim by slain Pakistan premier Z.A. Bhutto. Saudi money also plays a vital role in Pakistan and Shias are being massacred, even though at least one in five Pakistanis is a Shia, with support of the military-controlled infamous Inter Services Intelligence agency. In fact, the I.S.I. has long been accused not only by Pakistani political and civil society organizations, but also neighboring Afghanistan and India for instigating violence through its proxies.

This December 10 (Wednesday), on the occasion of World Human Rights Day four different human rights organizations, defending the rights of Hindus, Christians and Baloch are bringing together these diverse voices of struggle and despair in a unified expressions of protest at the Embassy of Pakistan in Washington DC

Your support and time is crucial to the successful expression of our solidarity.

When: Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Time: 3:00pm – 5:00pm

Where: The Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan

3517 International Ct NW, Washington DC 2008

(About one block away from Van Ness UDC metro station on Red line.

Organized by:
Pakistan Human Rights Collective
World Hindu Council of America
American Friends of Balochistan
Pakistan Christian Congress

For more info contact, 301-957-0008

[Courtesy: Examiner].

Benazir Shah

Related: PROTECTING ITS MINORITIES IN PAKISTAN? BAD NEWS ABOUT PAKISTAN’S NON-MUSLIM CITIZENS.

[Courtesy: Newsweek].

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Old Hindu Temple of Lord Hanuman destroyed in Tando Muhammad Khan in Pakistan.

Posted by hinduexistence on December 4, 2014

Old Hanuman Temple torched and destroyed in Tando Muhammad Khan District.

Ash is scattered round a barely visible idol on the raised platform and the floor of the small temple which was torched in Tando Mohammad Khan in the early hours of Friday.—Dawn

546f90a2ef0eeM  H Khan | Dawn News | Hyderabad |  22 Nov 2014:: A small Hindu temple of Hanuman in Tando Mohammad Khan town was torched in the early hours of Friday, sparking protests by the enraged Hindu community and nationalist parties.

Hindu Panchayat leaders Dr Girdarilal Mirchomal Gul, Babu Patel and Mohan Lal termed the arson attack a conspiracy to trigger riots in Tando Mohammad Khan district and vowed to foil such attempts by exercising restraint.

They, however, urged the federal and provincial governments to bring the instigators to justice.

They said that it was an old temple located near the bungalow of former district nazim Mir Inayat Talpur. Devotees worshipped there till midnight and when they returned at 5am on Friday they found the stone idol of Hanuman blackened with soot and some religious books burnt, they said.

SSP Naseem Aara Panwhar quoted a witness as telling police that four men, who were seen fleeing the area on two motorcycles immediately after the incident, were believed to be involved in the attack.

She argued that the place was not a temple in the exact sense of the word. “It was an elevated platform for keeping idols. In the wake of arson attacks on temples early this year, we had told the caretakers of this temple as well to raise the boundary wall around it and avoid keeping idols and holy books there, but they failed to heed the counsel,” she told Dawn over the phone.

Dr Gul said that the temple which was mostly frequented by members of the Kolhi community did not have a complete roof either. “The caretaker called Baola had taken away all idols of Krishan, Ram and Shiv but kept books and Hanuman there,” he said.

He said that police were cooperating with them and a case had been lodged at the Tando Mohammad Khan police station against unidentified arsonists.

Mohan Lal, who is a nephew of minority affairs minister Giyanchand, said that the minister had sent a team to inspect the temple the same day. “The boundary wall of the temple is hardly three to four feet high, with a small gate,” he said and confirmed that the police had advised local Hindu residents to erect a higher boundary wall around the temple but they failed to do so.

Meanwhile, activists of several nationalist parties and members of the Hindu community staged protests on Phulelli road, demanding protection for the Hindu community and arrest of culprits. They said that such incidents were aimed at harassing Hindus and scaring them into migrating from Sindh.

In a similar arson attack on March 28 this year, a small Hanuman temple was torched near Fateh Chowk in Hyderabad, triggering widespread protests by the Hindu community.

MPA Aijaz Shah Bukhari visited the Tando Mohammad Khan temple and assured Hindu community leaders of complete cooperation while a notable, Mir Sajjad Ali Talpur, announced reconstruction of the temple.

Source: Dawn

Related: Minor Hindu girls abducted, converted to Islam, forcibly married to men as old as 62: Faithfreedom.

Lahore’s only functional Hindu temple: Persecution amidst light: Dawn.

The Hindu genocide that Hindus and the world forgot: India Tribune.

Christian couple tortured, bodies burned over ‘blasphemy’: Pakistan Today.

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Muslims Capture and Pray inside Hindu Temple in Pak Hyderabad, Then Burn it Down.

Posted by hinduexistence on March 31, 2014

Every day Indian Intelligence, RAW and all Political Parties including BJP get such hundreds of news from Pakistan that the Hindus are shrinking into 0%. No Repercussion…..

Hindu temple in Hyderabad broken into, set on fire

Rangers stand guard outside a temple in Site on Friday. PHOTO: INP

Rangers stand guard outside a temple in Site on Friday. PHOTO: INP

By Z Ali  | The Express Tribune | March 29, 2014:: Three unidentified attackers entered the temple of the Hindu deity, Hanuman, in the SITE area of Latifabad at around 7am. The men prayed for two minutes and then broke Hanuman’s idol before setting the temple on fire. This temple is located in the same compound as the more popular temple of Kali Mata.

“They asked me to let them in because they wanted to pray,” said Darshan, a student of class five, who has been looking after the temple for the last five months. “But, once they entered, they broke the idol, sprayed kerosene oil and set everything ablaze.” The temple’s caretaker, Revo Meghwadh, died five months  ago, after being bitten by a snake inside the temple.

According to Darshan, the faces of the attackers were partly covered so he will not be able to identify them. They escaped without facing any resistance, he added. The fire, which gutted the photos of the Hindu deities hanging on the walls, was put out by the locals.

The temple is located in Kali Mata Colony on the foothills of the Ganjo Takkar mountain range. The colony, inhabited by around 500 to 600 scheduled-caste families, is named after the historic Kali Mata temple, which was located in a mountain cave before the new temple was built. Hanuman’s temple is situated at the colony’s entrance, some 350 to 400 feet away from the Kali Mata’s temple. The attack came weeks before the April 14 fair organised at the temple every year.

A Hindu woman prays inside the Kali Mata temple in Hyderabad. The Hanuman temple desecrated on Friday is located in the same compound. PHOTO: INP

A Hindu woman prays inside the Kali Mata temple in Hyderabad. The Hanuman temple desecrated on Friday is located in the same compound. PHOTO: INP

According to Krishan Kumar, who represents the colony’s community, Hanuman’s idol was placed at the colony’s gate. Last year, a family gave a small room to shift the idol. He refused to accept that Friday’s attacks were caused due to any rivalries.

The people of this area mostly belong to the labour class, he said, adding that they neither fight with neighbouring communities nor have they received any threats. “We have been living here for centuries because of Kali Mata’s temple. Never in the past were we attacked this way.”

The attack triggered protests at Fateh Chowk, Tando Wali Muhammad, Liaquat Colony, Cantt, Bombay Bakery and GOR Colony areas. These protests were, however, attended only by the scheduled-caste Hindus. Those belonging to other castes did not show up at the protests but did issue statements to condemn the attack. Some representatives also visited the temple.

According to DIG Sanaullah Abbassi, the initial investigations suggest the attack did not happen due to any communal strife. Nevertheless, the local DSP and SHO have been suspended and an FIR has been lodged against three unidentified attackers on the complaint of Krishan Kumar.

Meanwhile, deputy commissioner Muhammad Nawaz Soho met the community leaders and assured them that his district administration will pay to remake the idol and the temple.

Courtesy: The Express Tribune, Pakistan.

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Last race of Pakistani Hindus angered by ‘forced conversions’ and Islamic Brutality.

Posted by hinduexistence on February 18, 2014

Pakistani Hindus angered by ‘forced conversions’

Pakistani-Hindu16189PTI | KARACHI | Feb 17, 2014:: Pakistan’s Hindu minority is angered by “forced conversions”, with leaders of the community saying girls as young as six years were being pressured to change their religion.

“Can you accept your daughters being forcibly married to Hindu men?” said Raj Kumar, whose niece Rinkle Kumari was allegedly forced to convert and marry a Muslim man in 2012. Rinkle’s case made headlines and was even taken up by the Supreme Court.

Speaking at a seminar at the Karachi Press Club on Sunday on the theme “Hindus in Pakistan – issues and solutions”, Kumar called six-year-old Jumna on to the stage and said she and her 10-year-old sister Pooja would have been forced to change their religion if the media had not raised their case.

“What do children as young as Jumna and Pooja know about Islam and their own religion, for that matter, that they’d want to convert? This is the height of injustice,” Kumar was quoted as saying by the influential Dawn daily.

Jumna’s mother Marju and father Soma, residents of Mirpurkhas city in Sindh province, were present at the event.

Pak Hindus“We are poor people. My little girls helped supplement our income by selling clay toys and utensils door to door. On February 4, they left home as usual with their basket of toys but didn’t return. We raised an alarm,” Soma said.

“After several reports in the media about our missing girls, it was found that they had been staying with a man named Rajab Pathan. The police of our area later produced them in court as Muslim children. We were prevented by the police from seeing them too.”

Soma said the court sent the girls to a Darul Aman or womens’ home following suspicions they may have been subjected to child abuse at home.

“Little Jumna has been given back to us now but Pooja is still at the Darul Aman. She seems to have been brainwashed into saying strange things about us. Her mind seems affected by the trauma,” he said.

All Hindu Rights Organisation chairman Kishan Chand Parwani, one of the organisers of the seminar, said it was sad to see the problems of Pakistan’s minorities “multiplying instead of decreasing”.

Former lawmaker Safdar Abbasi said it was a sad reality that not just Hindu temples but mosques, imambargahs or Shia prayer halls and churches were no longer safe in Pakistan.

Courtesy: TOI.

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Hindu-Sikh and other Minorities blame growing discrimination, torture, abduction, rape, killing in Pakistan.

Posted by hinduexistence on January 31, 2014

The shoes I walk in: Minorities blame growing discrimination for the loss of a feeling of fellowship

THe Sword of Islam in PakistanTribune Correspondent | Karachi | January 26, 2014:: In 1947, there were a 100 Parsi families living in Quetta. Today, there are only two.

“This figure alone tells the deplorable state of minorities in the country,” aptly concluded Justice (retd) Mehta Kailash Nath Kohli, the keynote speaker on the first day of a two-day workshop, ‘Status of Religious Minorities in Pakistan: Challenges and Response’, organised by the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) at the Avari Towers on Saturday.

The judge, who hails from Quetta, spoke how his community members — the Hindus — are being abducted and kidnapped. “Since Pakistan’s inception, not a single law has been legislated in favour of religious minorities,” he added.

Human rights defenders from Palestine, France, Indonesia and Philippines gravely listened to the woes of the minorities.

The issue of land grabbing of the houses of worships and properties by the Evacuee Trust Property Board also became a part of the discussion. Lawyer Rochi Ram claimed that one-million acre land in Badin, Umerkot and Tharparkar was left behind by the Hindus but the land was no longer under the community’s ownership. “The government takes over the land and gives it on lease. Many burial places belong to the non-Muslims but we are not allowed to bury the bodies over there.”

A speaker, M Prakash, said that there were 350 temples and gurdwaras in Sindh but only five to 10 were owned by them. Minority members pointed out how discussions over the misuse of the blasphemy law have disappeared from the forefront. “We have forwarded recommendations to the government on how can we stop the misuse of this law,” said  father Emmanuel Yousaf.

Another participant, Jaipal Chhabria, lamented that there was not a single Christian parliamentarian in Sindh Assembly. “Bilawal Bhutto dreams of having a Christian prime minster but his government did not to make the required amendments to allow minorities to hold important positions.”

He frowned that the media showed Hindus as opportunists. HRCP’s vice-chairperson Amarnath Motumal discussed how personal laws and marriage rights of their community were being completely ignored. “The courts do not recognise our rights. Even seven-year-old girls are being converted.”

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Pushpa Kumari broke down into tears as she narrated the incident when a body of a 17-year-old girl was taken out from a graveyard because she was buried in a Muslim graveyard.

Carrying a bunch of newspapers dated last week, she said, “There are five cases of sexual harassment of Hindu women in Sindh, including the gang rape of a teenager.”

Kumari said that recently the government released 39 bonded labourers of the Hindu community, but asked would it take their responsibility.  She narrated how in 1996, she was told to quit her job at the Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission because their policy did not allow Hindus to work there.

A Sikh community member, Sardar Kalyan Singh, said that when they go to Peshawar or FATA, they have to pay Jizyah, which is sometimes Rs25,000, per person per year.

“Two days ago, a member of the Sikh community was killed because he refused to pay Jizya. When we spoke to the minister, he said that he is being forced to pay the same, so we should abide.”

A member of the Ahmadi community, Amir Mahmood, called for elimination of the anti-Ahmadi Ordinance.

Barkat Ali from the Hazara community said that he had lost his cousin in the recent attack on Hazara pilgrims. “We are left with no hope and we think the government is not serious about solving anything.”

Bigger picture: Foreign activists paint dismal picture

Foreign human rights defenders also shared the situation in their countries. Ihsan Ali Fauzi, a researcher at the Center for the Study of Religion and Demonstration in Indonesia, said that since 2006, discrimination and violence against Ahmadis, Biharis, Christians and Shias had increased.

Through his presentation, he shared that attacks on minorities have risen from 216 in 2010 to 244 in 2011. Fauzi said that the blasphemy law which came into existence in Indonesia in 2008, and the laws pertaining to seeking permission before building a house of worship led towards religious intolerance.

Present at the HRCP workshop, Palestinian Al-Haq’s general-director Shawan Jabarin, said that Pakistan’s government was not doing enough to tackle the human rights violations in the country.

“I feel that the government is not playing its part. The people here should be free from fear and enjoy freedom,” said Jabarin, who since 1987 has been fighting for the rights of his people back at home.

Jabarin, who also holds a Masters degree in International Human Rights Law, said that Al-Haq was founded in 1979 and is the first human rights organisation in the Middle East region. His organisation dealt with policies instead of isolated cases.

Jabarin is a firm believer of self-determination, and feels that people all over the world should be entitled to their right. “Back home, our people are not enjoying self-determination. They face property destruction and killings. We are struggling but one day we will get there. This is what we learn from history.”

Related: Gunmen kill Hindu temple guard in Peshawa:The Express Tribune 

5-year-old Hindu girl raped in Sibi: The Express Tribune

Courtesy: The Express Tribune.

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Pak Hindus reacted for Forced Conversion by Islamists in Pakistan and Refugee Rehabilitation in India. Uproar in Islamabad and New Delhi.

Posted by hinduexistence on January 9, 2014

Forced conversion of Hindu girls on the rise: Pak Hindu Council

PHCMEENA MENON | THE HINDU | ISLAMABAD |  JANUARY 7, 2014::  The head of the Pakistan Hindu Council Dr. Ramesh Kumar Vankwani, Member National Assembly has condemned the rise in kidnapping of Hindu girls, forced conversion and marriage.

Talking to the media outside Parliament House on Tuesday he referred to the recent kidnapping of a Hindu woman, Lucky Bhel from Sindh who was reportedly forced to marry a follower of a local religious leader.

“Another Hindu teacher, Sapna Rani, from Peshawar was recovered after 15 days with the active support of media and civil society,” he said.

Dr. Ramesh Kumar said that the founder of Pakistan, Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah had promised minorities their rights and the Constitution of Pakistan also guaranteed their protection. He pledged support for the victims’ families and said he would raise the issue on every available forum including Parliament and take up the grievances of the Hindu community.

Earlier this year, the Sindh Government had set up a three member committee to examine a law to stop forced marriages of Hindu girls.

Activists in Karachi have said there are 20 such cases every month and last year the case of Rinkle Kumari went right upto the Supreme Court which allowed her and two other girls to decide their future. [Courtesy: The Hindu]

Recovered Hindu teacher complains of pressure for conversion

WASEEM AHMAD SHAH | PESHAWAR |  JANUARY 7, 2014:: A missing Hindu female schoolteacher told a local judicial magistrate on Monday after recovery from Bahawalpur that her kidnapper had forced her to marry him after changing her faith and kept her unconscious for most of the time during captivity on refusal.

Magistrate Mohammad Fayyaz Khan ordered the local police to conduct medical examination of teacher Sapna Rani and produce its report.

Swapna Rani

The teacher, who is around 25, was recovered from Khairpur tehsil of Bahawalpur late on Saturday after investigation officer of the case Shaheenullah Khan traced her location with the help of her cellphone and that of her alleged captor, Zahid Nawaz, a resident of Bahawalpur.

The accused managed to flee.

Investigation Officer Shaheenullah Khan produced the girl before the judicial magistrate to record statement under Section 164 of the Code of Criminal Procedure.

Ms Sapna had gone missing on Dec 21 while returning home from school in the jurisdiction of Paharipura police station. Police had registered a complaint lodged by Suresh Kumar, stated to be the teacher’s cousin.

Ms Sapna is a teacher at a private school, Peshawar Science Academy, situated on the GT Road near Ayub Flour Mills.

The kidnapping had created unrest among the local Hindu community and its leaders had appealed to the government to take notice of the incident and recover the teacher.

The investigation officer said the teacher had recorded almost similar statements with him and the magistrate.

Ms Sapna told the court that when she was returning home on the day of kidnapping, a car stopped near her and the accused person put a cloth dosed with intoxicant on her face causing her to fall unconscious.

She said she gained consciousness after a day and saw a man later identified as Zahid Nawaz present in the room.

The teacher said whenever she gained consciousness, the kidnapper used to put forward the same demand of marrying him after conversion to Islam.

She said on her refusal, the man often put intoxicant-dosed cloth to her nose.

The woman said as she remained unconscious most of the time, she was not sure whether she was sexually assaulted by the suspect or not.

The court ordered to conduct her medical examination. [Read full report here. Courtesy: The Dawn]

Pakistani Hindus Burn Effigies of Kejriwal, Sisodia

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IANS | NEW DELHI |  JANUARY 7, 2014:: Several Pakistani Hindus Tuesday burned effigies of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Urban Development Minister Manish Sisodia for failing to rehabilitate them.

Supported by the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP), the protesters gathered at Jantar Mantar, where many of them have been camping and raised slogans against Kejriwal and Sisodia before burning their effigies.

“These people have been protesting for months and are forced to spend their nights in camps, braving the winter chill. Kejriwal and his government is just not bothered about them,” Rajeev Gupta, a VHP representative, told IANS.

According to Gupta, there are over 800 refugee Hindus staying in temporary camps built by the VHP at five different locations of Delhi. [Courtesy:TNIE]

[WE HATE THOSE WHO SUPPORT KASHMIR SEPARATISTS, RESERVATION ON RELIGIOUS BASIS, MAOIST SUBVERSIVES AND IGNORE HINDU PERSECUTION IN THE NAME OF SECULARISM ~ HINDU EXISTENCE ].

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Pakistani Hindu Refugees living in India staged protest demonstration at UN Office, New Delhi.

Posted by hinduexistence on December 11, 2013

Pakistani Hindu Refugees Stage Demonstration outside UN Office on Rights Day.

File Photo.

File Photo.

Express News Service |  New Delhi | 11 December 2013::  Over a hundred Hindu refugees from Pakistan held a protest outside the office of United Nations (UN) here on the occasion of International Human Rights Day.

They submitted a memorandum addressed to UN Secretary General Ban-ki-Moon at the United Nations information centre demanding Indian citizenship to refugees. Protestors said that para-military religious terrorist outfits in Sindh have been harassing and terrorising Hindus.

The trail of harassment, murder, abduction, kidnapping of girls and their forced conversion as well as un-consensual marriages with the Muslims backed by the security establishment.

 Such a situation is resulting in a gradual exodus of Sindhi Hindus from their historical and indigenous land – Sindh, and the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, said Khemu Kalani (name changed), one of the protestors who along with 114 other Hindus came from Sindh province of Pakistan on a tourist visa to India via Rajasthan.

“These crimes committed against Hindus fall in the category of crimes against humanity and violation of various United Nations covenants, conventions, treaties, resolutions and instruments, particularly of the Article II, III, and IV of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide,” said Swami Om of the Hindu Veer Sena, who was accompanying the protestors.

Gomti, 39, could not hold back her tears as she recalled tales of horror of young Hindu women being abducted, raped and converted in Sindh province of Pakistan. She is among the 750 Pakistani Hindu people who have fled Pakistan and come to Delhi. Ganga, a 42 year old woman (name changed) said that she left Sindh province of Pakistan and has come to Delhi with her husband and their six children.

 “We are called as kafir (or the non believer) in Pakistan; our children are not allowed to study in schools unless they convert to Islam and read the kalma. Wives of Hindu men are picked up and raped.

“When we go to police station to register complaints, the police drive us away saying rape is no big deal, has he taken anything from you?,” said Gomti, tears rolling down her cheeks.

Nahar Singh, a Delhiite who has given shelter to over 750 Pakistani Hindu refugees who came to Delhi over the past 18 months said, “ All they want is to live with respect and be allowed to stay as Hindus; the Government of India should grant them citizenship.”

Nahar Singh said that the refugee have already appealed to the President of India and all major constitutional authorities in the country including the Prime Minister, but in vain.

Nahar Singh added that thousands of these victimised Hindus, as well as their human rights defenders have sought refuge in India, where they no doubt face various legal, economic, and social issues.

The Centre, which has to either accept these refugees on the humanitarian grounds by recognising their refugee status or confer them the citizenship of India, has not come forth with any concrete decision.

Watch a Video on Pakistani Hindu Refugees in India.

 

Courtesy: NIE | AFP | HAF.

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Raanjhanaa banned in Pakistan. Even a Filmy love between Hindu Boy and Muslim Girl is not allowed in Pakistan.

Posted by hinduexistence on July 4, 2013

Pakistan Bans Movie Showing Hindu-Muslim Love Affair. Why should we show our love with Pakistan and Muslims? 

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Raanjhanaa banned in Pakistan. Photo Courtesy: Eros.

Upananda Brahmachari | Hindu Existence News Bureau | 3 July 2013:: Sonam Kapoor, Dhanush’s Raanjhanaa has been banned in Pakistan. The Pakistan Film Censor Board has banned the exhibition of actor Dhanush and actress Sonam Kapoor starrer Raanjhanaa because of its alleged “controversial theme of  love affairs between a Muslim girl and Hindu Boy”.

Chief Executive Officer of IMGC Global Entertainment Amjad Rasheed, the importer of Raanjhanaa in Pakistan told that he received a letter from CBFC (The Central Board of Film Censors in Pakistan) with directives to shelve the film’s release. “The letter from CBFC states that the film portrays an inapt image of a Muslim girl [played by Sonam Kapoor] falling in love with a Hindu man and having an affair with him”, as the statement reached to the press.

Earlier the Censor Board had also banned films like ‘Ek Tha Tiger’, ‘GI Joe’, ‘Agent Vinod’ for their controversial themes and “anti-Pakistan” sentiments.

Rasheed said that he received a letter from CBFC with directives to shelve the film’s release.

“The letter from CBFC states that the film portrays an inapt image of a Muslim girl (played by Sonam Kapoor) falling in love with a Hindu man and having an affair with him.”

The Bollywood film’s plot portrays Muslim girl Zoya (Sonam) falling in love with Kundan (Dhanush) and later Jasjeet Singh (Abhey Deol). The film starts with Hindu Brahmin pundit’s son Kundan falling for Zoya at first sight. He follows her to school, after school, in the market — almost everywhere. After getting slapped 16 times by Zoya, Kundan finally gets to know her name, but his hesitation that she will reject him because of his religion leads him to introduce himself as Rizwan. She agrees to meet him behind a temple, but the meeting does not turn out well as Zoya finds out that he’s Hindu.

As the story unfolds, Zoya also develops feelings for Kundan, however, her parents find out about it and send her off to Delhi in order to protect the family’s honour. Later in Delhi, Zoya falls in love with Jasjeet Singh, a student leader who also leads a political party.

Pakistani singer Shiraz Uppal has also lent his voice for the title track of the film, composed by music maestro AR Rahman.

While the persecution upon Hindus and  specially upon Hindu Girls are very much high, then such ban upon a film describing the heart of Muslim girl longing for Hindu boy is showing the fundamental attitudes of the Pakistan Govt and its agencies attached in the cultural and public relation affairs.  Even, a Filmy love between Hindu Boy and Muslim Girl is not allowed in Pakistan. On the other hand, the Pak administration and agencies are not at all sincere to stop abduction, conversion, forceful marriage, rape and other crimes against Hindu and other minority girls and women in Pakistan.

In India, the Bollywood film industry is now overwhelmed with the series of projected star Muslim Khan progenies only to take care and ??? the Hindu actresses in silver screen and in real life also. Every body knows the present story of SRK-Gouri, SAK-Kareena, Amir K-Kiran, Imran K-Avantika, Irrfan K-Sutapa, Fradeen K-Natasha, Zayed K- Malaika Parekh, Sohail K- Seema, Arbaz K-Malaika Arora and so on.

The Love Jihadists in Bollywood are very much active for their agenda to grab the industries and the star families. All of them are highly concentrated to their goal with a staunch activism of film making (with the help of ‘D’ Company) by rendering script of love story between Muslim boy and Hindu girls in film and finally entering a wedlock with a pretty Hindu girl of film, sports or other industrialist world.

But these love jihadists in Indian film industries never contemplate to tie up a relation with any Hindu boys for their sisters or daughters. Nor the victim Hindu girls and women think to arrange marriage for their brothers with Muslim girls.

The sense of liberal attitude in India starts from lending Hindu interest to the Muslim conspirators even in the entertainment world. The reverse is rarely present and we are succumbing a permissiveness at the cost of easy prey to absurd Hindu-Muslim unity through film making and getting blasted by the same jihadists in Mumbai time and again.

We have forgotten a Dilip Kumar who suppressed his Muslim name (Yusuf Khan)  to rise in his film career once and all the Muslim actress like Nargis, Waheeda Rehman, Madhubala (Mumtaz Jahan Dehlavi), Mumtaz, Saira Banu, Zeenat Aman, Parveen Babi to fall in the personality and wild attraction of  Ashok Kumar, Raj Kapoor, , Pradeep Kumar, Shammi Kapoor,  Sunil Dutt, Dev Anand, Manoj Kumar, Dharmendra or Amitabh Bacchan in the row.

The difference between  the past and present is not made suddenly. The Pan Islamic terminators entered into Bollywood industries to ran over  the Hindu sentiments, if any and to take supreme control of it by spreading a single message of  “Muslims are Mightier than Hindus and Hindu Girls and Women are the subject to the Muslims”, not the reverse. Subtle fundamentalists like Javed Akhtar, Sabana Azmi, Ameer Khan etc. are playing a very dangerous role to promote Islam and Islamic influence in very sphere of life including the film industries. These agents of Allah have the time to collect donations to raise funds for the flood victim of Pakistan. But, have you heard any thing that these maroons are doing something for the 50,000 victims of Kedarnath and Uttarkhand disaster in any manner? Why they should do anything for the Hindu infidels?

In this juncture of banning of the movie  Raanjhanaa in Pakistan, we can do at least two things.

1. Hindus must ban all films starring by a Muslim Hero, story in film depicting love story between Muslim boy and Hindu Girl, rejecting products tagging advertisement by Muslim stars here and make awareness about the danger of Love Jihad before Hindu girls and women with top priority. and

2. Stop all relations and business with Pakistan.

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Pakistan Hindu Refugees are no more nobody’s children. They are accepted by one billion Hindu brothers and sisters through Yagyopavit Sanskar.

Posted by hinduexistence on May 22, 2013

Yagyopavit Sanskar (rituals of taking Sacred Thread) of 482 Pakistani ‘Dalit’ Hindus in Delhi.

PHOTOS+130521-4+PAK+HINDUS+YAGYOPAVIT+SANSKARBijwasan | New Delhi | 21 May 2013:: In a very special dharmik event organized at Dada Mote Mandir, Village Bharthal, Bijwasan, Delhi, today on May 21, 2013, 482 Pakistani Hindu refugees were honored and sanctified with Yajnopaveet (Sacred Thread in Hinduism).  In a joint action of Arya Samaj Delhi, Kendriya Arya Yuvak Parishad and Agniveer, these uprooted Hindus from Sindh and some other places in Pakistan are now tied with majority Hindus in Bharat (India) through taking an oath before the fire of Yajna to protect and persuade each other.

The program was masterminded by Dr Anil Arya, President – Kendriya Arya Yuwak Parishad (KAYP)  and Dr D K Garg, eminent educationist and Head – Education & Knowledge Excellence   of Agniveer. Dr Anil Arya and Dr D K Garg have been leading and galvanizing the Agniveer and KAYP initiatives for supporting and rehabilitating Pakistani refugees in many ways. Several other educationists, industrialists and social activists joined in this programme with their whole hearted support.

These 482 Pakistani Hindus have taken refuge in Delhi after fleeing from Pakistan as result of unprecedented anti Hindu wave including all types of attack upon Hindus and Hindu temples there. Kindly read  here to know more about these families and difficulties they are facing currently. Agniveer organized couple of medical camps last month for the families and delivered free medicines and medical help.  Agniveer also became instrumental in helping 25 (now 70) Pakistani Girls get free education upto graduation in several Gurukuls of Arya Samaj.

2013-05-21-01.16.49 But today’s programme touched in history  for two reasons. These Hindus that, unfortunately, are called as ‘Dalits’ (but, we don’t believe in such so called ‘Dalit’ concept), who were denied rights of practicing their religion by fanatics, who were denied rights of performing rituals, performed Yajna after taking Yajnopaveet (Sacred Thread) and broke stupid notions of casteism. They defied slavery of hundreds of years and now vowed to live a free and dignified life henceforth. All of them resolved to leave meat, alcohol, addiction, smoking, gambling and follow the ideals of Sri  Rama, Sri Krishna, Veer Hanuman and Maharshi Dayanand. They also resolved to become Vedic role models to attract entire world to Vedas. They took oath of avenging tortures on them in last 65 years in Pakistan by spreading Peace, tolerance and showcasing why they love Hinduism, why they live for Hinduism and why they can die for Hinduism.

Today’s event was a slap in the face of those who believe that women and ‘lower caste’ people cant perform Yajna or cant have Yajnopaveet/Janeu. Yajnopaveets were distributed to all regardless of caste and gender. And Agniveer is committed to spearhead this crusade against caste and gender inequality till it ends. Those who criticized that Hindu women  have less religious and social rights than men,  this programme has its immense effect to shift their views so that girls and women are also given their rights of sacred thread and Vedas as well through this unique event.

In his address, Shri Sanjeev Newar – Founder, Agniveer urged the Pakistani refugees to be not just survivors but be role models. He explained that this Janeu Sanskar is a vow that they will not only assert their commitment to Hinduism, but set such examples that whole world is attracted to Hinduism. He urged them to understand what true Hinduism is, what a true Arya is and become true Arya – noble ones. The Pakistani brothers and sisters agreed with wet eyes.

2013-05-21-01.49.48Dr D K Garg asked them to take a promise that they will shun all vices forever  and say no to alcohol, tobacco, smoking, meat. They all willfully agreed. He also offered jobs to 50 of them in his organization along with home, electricity and every other facility for dignified living. But they must strive to be Vedic role models – that was the precondition.

Apart from Yajnopaveets, clothes were also distributed to the families that Agniveer’s representatives have collected from across India. Shri Ronak, Shri Bipin and many other Agniveer representatives led the massive campaigns for collecting clothes and medicines for this cause. Volunteers from Spiritual and nationalistic organizations like Art of Living worked hand in hand to make this campaign a success. Agniveer thanks all individuals and groups that helped in this Seva mission directly or indirectly. Once again many thanks to our Agniveers Bipin and Ronak for their restless efforts.

The role of  Dr D K Garg, who is the mastermind behind this whole event,  the initiative of Dr Anil Arya  for his invaluable leadership in making this event a success,  and lastly the tireless effort of Chandra Nahar Singh, modern day Bhamashah, with folded hands who has been giving  shelter, protection and doing everything for these brothers and sisters in distress, set an incomparable example of humanitarian services, which are denied by the shameless Central Govt. in Delhi.

Good news is that after 70 children of these families have been offered free education till graduation by Arsha Gurukul Noida,  Arsha Gurukul Hasanpur and  Arsha Gurukul Faridabad,  local administration has also agreed to provide primary education to all children of these families free of cost. Children were distributed school bags and books in today’s event.

The programme was more attractive with singing devotional song and ended with taking prasadam (grand sacramental food) with all.

Hindu Existence Forum is always monitoring the coordination between various working groups dedicated for the Pakistani Hindu refugees in Delhi, Haryana and Rajasthan.

[Input from Agniveer & KAYP].

Posted in Attack upon Hindus & Hindu Temples, Attack upon Hindus by Muslims, Attack upon Hindus-Sikhs by Muslims, Conspiracy against Hindus, Hindu Persecution in Pakistan, Hindu Tradition and Culture under attack, HINDUS IN PAKISTAN, Pakistan Hindus, Pakistani Hindu Refugees in India, Persecuted Hindus, Practical Hindutva, SAVE HINDU SIKH IN PAKISTANI JAIL, Violation Hindu-Sikh Rights | Tagged: , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments »

‘Basant’ festival and kite flying dubbed un-Islamic. Declare Islam un-constitutional in India.

Posted by hinduexistence on April 12, 2013

In Pakistan, ‘Basant’ festival and kite flying dubbed un-Islamic. Why should we tolerate Islam and Shariah in Bharat?

Banasnt Utsav banned in Pakistan

Lahore | Source – PTI |   10 Apr  2013 :: Pakistani authorities have dropped a plan to revive the ‘Basant’ festival and kite-flying in the central province of Punjab in the wake of a warning issued by Jamaat-ud-Dawah, which has described the event as ‘un-Islamic’.
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The interim government of Punjab headed by caretaker Chief Minister Najam Sethi surrendered to detractors of the festival and dropped the proposal to revive Basant.

Sethi, a journalist by profession, had recently spoken about his desire to revive Basant, which he had described as an intrinsic part of Lahori culture.

During a high-level meeting held in Lahore on Monday, officials were warned by police about the possible negative fallout from the revival of Basant, which marks the onset of spring.

Police officials warned the government of possible protests and a fallout of a warning issued by the JuD, a source said. After the meeting, senior officials recommended Sethi to drop any plans to mark the festival, to which the CM acted.

After taking over as chief minister, Sethi had directed government departments, including the City District Government of Lahore, to devise a viable plan for Basant.

Senior government and CDGL officials initiated an extensive exercise and held discussions with stakeholders about reviving Basant.

The City District Government framed an action plan and recommended that festivities, including kite flying, could be held at Safari Park on Raiwind Road and Jallo Park along Canal Road on April 14 and 15.

The City District Government had discussed measures to revive Basant in December too. Even at that time, police officials said they could not guarantee that there would not be casualties during the event.

Criticising the decision to drop the plan to revive Basant, Lahore Conservation Society secretary Ajaz Anwar said the government should have revived the event for the sake of the people as there was no harm in celebrating the festival in its original form. [Courtesy: PTI]

MUSLIMS ALL OVER THE WORLD WILL TRY TO DEFAME OTHER RELIGIONS IN ISLAMIC COUNTRIES, THEY WILL BAN YOGA, KITE FLYING, WEARING BINDIS ON WOMEN FOREHEAD, PRAYER AND PRACTICE OF OTHERS OR ANYTHING LIKE TO DEMEAN OTHER’S CULT. THEN WHY SHOULD WE TOLERATE THEM? DECLARE  ISLAM AND SHARIAH UN-CONSTITUTIONAL IN BHARAT AND SAY NO TO ISLAM EVERYWHERE.  Upananda Brahmachari ~ Hindu Existence. 

Posted in Conspiracy against Hindus, Hindu Celebrations under Attack, Hindu Culture and Tradition, Hindu Persecution in Pakistan, Hindu Tradition and Culture under attack, Hindus under Islamic Aggression, Pakistan Hindus, Save Pakistani Hindus, Violation of Hindu Religious Rights, Violation of Hindu Rights | Tagged: , , , , , | 3 Comments »

 
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