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Nawaz Sharif greets Pakistan's minority Hindu community on eve of Holi

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif On Sunday Sent His Holi Greetings To The Minority Hindu Community Of The Country On The Eve Of The 'Festival Of Colours'.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Gautam Lalotra | Updated on: 13 Mar 2017, 09:33:22 AM
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New Delhi:

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Sunday sent his Holi greetings to the minority Hindu community of the country on the eve of the 'Festival of Colours'.

According to local media reports, Sharif promised to safeguard their rights, saying there would be no discrimination on the basis of religion.
In his message, Sharif said the festival of Holi announces the advent of the spring season and change in weather conditions.

He said the festival gives a message of hope and better future and reflects changes in societies like changes in the season.

Sharif said the government will ensure equal rights of all citizens on the basis of the teachings of Islam and the provisions of the Constitution.
Sharif also acknowledged that people of Pakistan, including minorities, have suffered a lot at the hands of militants.

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First Published : 13 Mar 2017, 08:48:00 AM

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