इंडियन आवाज़     05 Dec 2023 10:37:34      انڈین آواز

Pak Hindus to have holidays on their religious festivals


Pakistan’s Hindu lawmakers have proposed Holidays during the Hindu religious festivals. The gazetted holidays for Hindus on Holi and Diwali days was proposed in parliament by Ramesh Kumar Vankwani of ruling Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz and Ramesh Lal of opposition Pakistan People’s Party.

The move followed the Sindh provincial government declaring Holi a gazetted holiday.

None of the legislators from religious parties – Jamaat-i-Islami and Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam objected to this suggestion. Khalil George, a Christian PML-Nawaz lawmaker also supported the demands of the Hindu lawmakers.

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