Tension gripped a small village in Pakistans Sindh province after a mob dug up the grave of a Hindu within 12 hours of his burial, saying he could not be interred in a Muslim cemetery.
A Hindu legislator has cautioned Pakistan`s new government about a possible exodus of members of his minority community and called for quick and effective legislation, according to a media report on Monday.
The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has given one month extension to Pakistan Hindus, who have refused to go back to the neighbouring state due to rising extremism there.
The Lok Sabha on Friday heard a strong demand for rehabilitation of people displaced from Pakistan, with members from several parties demanding granting them citizenship.
Pakistan`s former prime minister Nawaz Sharif has appealed to the Hindus to not leave the country despite the problems being faced by the community.
Forced marriages of their women and security issues have emerged as major concerns for Pak Hindus, according to a body formed by Asif Ali Zardari.
A fresh batch of Pak Hindus arrived in India and many of them said that they would not return given the atmosphere of fear prevailing where they live.
The Hindu community in Mirpurkhas and its surrounding areas is being targeted by criminals day in and day out and police were paying no heed to their plight, Hindu Panchayat Chairman said.
As a fresh batch of 100 Hindus crossed over from Pakistan here, the leader of the group on Saturday claimed that they were not seeking asylum in India.
A group of some 250 Pakistani Hindus were on Friday allowed to cross over to India for a pilgrimage after being detained at the Wagah land border.
The kidnapping occurred when the three traders were going from Karachi to Jacobabad city in the Sindh province.
The rise in kidnappings has forced Hindus to migrate from Balochistan to other parts of the country.
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