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activists demand guard of citizens’ rights

KARACHI:

Civil society and human rights activists called for government on Thursday to protect the rights of all citizens regardless of their religion and protect their lives and property.

Founder of Pakistan, Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, envisioned Pakistan as a peaceful country where all citizens have the right to enjoy equality and were free practice their faith.

They spoke at a joint press conference at the Karachi Press Club on state compliance of national day of Minorities. Chairman of the Sindh Commission on Status of Nujat Shirin, MPA Naveed Anthony, Zahid Farooq Urban Resource Center, Nagma Iqtidar Knowledge Forum and minority rights activist Zafar Iqbal spoke at the press conference.

Speakers stated that the federal government notified curriculum for exclusively religious education for non-Muslim students for IV and VI-VIII degrees, including content of seven religions including Christianity, Hinduism, Sikhism, Baha’i, Kalash, Buddhism and Zoroastrianism.

Therefore provincial. government must accept the curriculum for religious education, develop textbooks and involve teachers in the teaching of minority students in this subject. in schools, they suggested.

They called government take measures against those who take the law into their own hands and target minorities. They are added that the state responsible for protection of life, honor and property of in people from minority communities.

nation building

Minister of Sindh for Minority Affairs Giyan Chand Essrani on On Thursday, it says that August 11 is celebrated as National Day. of Minorities pay tribute minority community for their services in creation of pakistan and nation building.

In his message on national day of Minorities, Giyan Chand said minority community It is an integral part of country.

“We regard the earth as our mother and Pakistan is ours mother. We are proud of our country,” he said. AT minister said that the Hindu, Sikh, Christian and Parsi communities have an important role in countries development. He said that Pakistan is a safe country. for minorities. If doubts prevail one should watch the plight of minorities in in the world India’s largest democracy.

freedom practice religion

Karachi administrator Murtaza Wahab said August 11 provides an opportunity to renew commitment to protecting rights of minorities.

“Founder of Pakistan, Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, guaranteed protection of rights of minorities in country where minorities in Pakistan has all kinds of legal rights,” the administrator said.

Wahab said that the minority community has a fundamental role in in development and prosperity of Karachi, Sindh and Pakistan. “Five percent quota reserved for minorities in government vacancies, places booked for minorities in Senate, National and Provincial Assembly so that they can have representation,” he said. added.

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