A report submitted to the Supreme Courtroom of Pakistan on February 5 has revealed that a lot of the Hindu holy websites throughout the nation had been in a state of decay.
The seventh report of the one-man Dr Shoaib Suddle fee submitted to the Apex Courtroom has depicted a dismal image of most revered Hindu websites within the nation.
The Fee was arrange by the apex courtroom in 2019 to supervise implementation of its judgement on minority rights.
It regretted that the Evacuee Belief Property Board (ETPB) “failed to keep up a lot of the historic and holy websites of the minority Hindu group”.
Dr Shoaib Suddle’s one-man fee has been established by the Supreme Courtroom but it surely has three supporting members, Dr Ramesh Vankwani, Saqib Jillani and the legal professional common for Pakistan, who has nominated the deputy legal professional common to take part in fact-finding actions of the fee, the report mentioned.
A number of the main Hindu temples in Pakistan embrace Shri Hinglaj Mata temple (Balochistan), Shri Ramdev Pir temple (Sindh), Umarkot Shiv Mandir (Sindh), and the Churrio Jabal Durga Mata temple (Sindh).
In December final 12 months, a temple in Terri village in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Karak district was torched by members of radical Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam social gathering (Fazal ur Rehman group).
The assault on the temple drew sturdy condemnation from human rights activists and the minority Hindu group leaders, prompting the Supreme Courtroom to order its reconstruction.
The Supreme Courtroom in its order of January 5 directed the ETPB “to submit an in depth report of all temples, Gurdwaras and different non secular websites throughout Pakistan which come underneath the purview of ETPB”.
Based on the ETPB letter, out of 365 temples, solely 13 had been being managed by them, leaving accountability of 65 with the Hindu group, and virtually abandoning the remainder of 287 to the land mafias, the report mentioned.
The fee mentioned that the ETPB, with its employees unfold throughout the nation and boasting big paraphernalia, was managing 31 locations of worship out of a complete of 470.
Nonetheless, in keeping with the group, over 90 lakh Hindus reside within the nation.
Nearly all of Pakistan’s Hindu inhabitants is settled in Sindh province the place they share tradition, traditions and language with Muslim residents.
They usually complain of harassment by the extremists.
(With inputs from companies)