A Sikh businessman was killed and two others injured on Saturday when unknown gunmen opened indiscriminate fire on them in this restive northwestern city of Pakistan, prompting protests and road blockade from the members of the minority community.
Condemning atrocities on minorities in Pakistan, a BJP member on Monday demanded in the Rajya Sabha that India raise the issue at international level as it was violation of human rights.
The Pakistan government should immediately take legal action against Islamist militant groups and others responsible for threats and violence against minorities.
The government will move a constitutional amendment to increase seats for non-Muslims in Pakistan`s national and provincial assemblies, Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf said on Tuesday.
The bill seeks to increase the number of reserved seats for minority communities in the 342-member National Assembly and the four provincial assemblies.
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