This information was given in media reports. According to ‘The Express Tribune’ news, several Hindu families including children and women from many parts of Sindh arrived at the Wagah border on Tuesday. She had a visa and wanted to go to India for pilgrimage.
Pakistani authorities have prevented 190 Hindus living in Sindh province from entering India after they allegedly failed to give satisfactory answers about the purpose of their visit to the neighboring country. This information was given in media reports. According to ‘The Express Tribune’ news, several Hindu families including children and women from many parts of Sindh arrived at the Wagah border on Tuesday. I had a visa and wanted to go to India for pilgrimage.
According to news reports, Pakistani immigration officials did not clear them because they could not give a proper reason why they wanted to go to India. The report cites sources saying that Hindu families often obtain visas in the name of religious pilgrimage and then stay in India for long periods. Right now, a large number of Pakistani Hindus live as nomads in Rajasthan and Delhi. According to the ‘Pakistan Center for Peace and Justice’ report, the population of the minority Hindu community in Pakistan is 22,10,566, which is 1.18 percent of the total registered population of the country.
The registered population of Pakistan is 18,68,90,601. The majority of the Hindu population in Pakistan is poor and their representation in the country’s legal system is negligible. The majority of the Hindu population resides in the province of Sindh, where their culture, traditions and customs blend with those of the Muslim inhabitants. They also often complain about harassment by extremists.
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