Persecution forces 60 Hindu families to migrate to India

Published: August 9, 2012

Four out of the 60 families left for India during midday via Samjhota Express from the Lahore Railway Station. DESIGN: JAHANZAIB HAQUE

LAHORE: Amid increasing cases of violence and lack of security against their community, 60 Hindu families from Balochistan and Sindh have decided to migrate to India, Express News reported on Thursday.

Four out of the 60 families left for India during midday via Samjhota Express from Lahore Railway Station. The rest of the families are expected to travel by today.

According to Express News correspondent Aftab Bukhari, five families residing in Aatma Raam Haweli – joint residence – vacated it this morning in order to move out to India.

Bukhari said that the families had complaints that their shops were looted, their houses were raided by unknown men and their women were forcefully converted.

He said that the visas on their passports were not permanent, however, he said that chances of them coming back to Pakistan were slim.

A resident in the locality informed Express News that the families who have vacated their houses had to sell them off at half price.

Express News’ correspondent from Lahore, Naeem Qaiser, reported that the families have been planning on leaving since the last 6-8 months.

Qaiser said that the members of the four families who left for India had refused to talk to the media. However, when their relatives were approached by Express News they said that they could not endure the violence and that even moving to another province was not an option.

Migration reports just propaganda: Malik

Responding to news reports that Pakistani Hindus were being driven out of Pakistan, Interior Minister Rehman Malik dismissed the reports of migrations as propaganda.

He said that propaganda is being made at the international level about the migration of Hindus from Pakistan.

In an interview‚ he said Indian High Commission has been asked to explain why it issued visas to 250 Hindu citizens of Pakistan.

Strangely enough, Mukesh Chawla, a member of the Sindh Provincial Assembly on a Pakistan Peoples Party ticket – much like Rehman Malik, had dismissed the travel of the Hindus and explained their visas as 40 day pilgrimage travel permits.

Malik added that the DG FIA has been instructed to pursue the matter.

CM takes notice

Sindh Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah took notice of the pleas of Hindu community and formulated a three-member committee comprising minority ministers to look into the matter.

Babu Mahesh, the representative of Hindu community in Jacobabad, has also expressed concern over the migration. He appealed to the Hindu families to take back their decision and stay in Sindh which is their “motherland”. He added that he will hold a conference in the evening to talk to the families.

Human rights activist Farzana Bari, talking to Express News, said that the issue is of a very serious nature and that the religious minorities in Pakistan do not get enough security.

“It is not easy to leave your settled life and move somewhere else. They are really afraid and this is a continuous phenomenon which we have been seeing in Sindh,” she said.

Bari maintained that it is the responsibility of the state to provide protection to its people. “What if this starts happening with Muslims in India and they migrate to Pakistan? Will we be able to give them adequate protection?”she questioned.

‘Families not migrating’

Sindh Minister for Excise and taxation Mukesh Kumar Chawla, who’s also heading the committee formed by the chief minister, denied reports that Hindu families in large numbers are migrating to India.

Talking to Express News, Chawla said, “I want to clarify this: Around 200-250 of the people leaving are going for a pilgrimage. They will come back after their 30-40 day stay.”

He admitted that there was a poor law and order situation in Sindh but the government has done everything to get rid of the problems.

When asked about families who leave on a visit visa, but apply for residence in India and stay over there, Chawla said that it was true and people did it for business purposes, “but 99% of the people come back”.

He added that the three-member committee will go to Jacobabad tomorrow to investigate the matter and will present a report within 2-3 days. “Security is being provided to the minorities,” he maintained.

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Reader Comments (232)

  • Adolft Hitler
    Aug 9, 2012 - 12:44PM

    oh no……..=P

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  • Iram
    Aug 9, 2012 - 12:45PM

    Sad.

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  • AK47
    Aug 9, 2012 - 12:49PM

    Now they will celebrate Indian independence day on 15th August in INDIA.

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  • Vikas
    Aug 9, 2012 - 12:52PM

    Shame on you Pakistan!

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  • vns
    Aug 9, 2012 - 12:57PM

    Pakistgan civil society should come forward to see that its minorties are given proper protection,as in norm incivilised countries

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  • Truth bites
    Aug 9, 2012 - 12:59PM

    I live in a Hindu majority city Ghotki and trust me hindus have full control of business there. They have crippled local sindhi poor farmers etc with their ever increasing interest rates etc

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  • Indian
    Aug 9, 2012 - 12:59PM

    We are overloaded with population . Along with Hindu population , we have over 150 million muslims and several million bangldeshis and Nepalis here .But still we have harmony , that’s why no muslim is ready to leave for Pakistan or Bangldesh.Though we don’t prevent you you to come here , we also don’t recommend you to come here . Better settle in Western countries or rich arabian countries and be a member of Indian diasopra .

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  • shashi
    Aug 9, 2012 - 1:02PM

    i hope muslims of india leave india as soon as possible. they r causing lots of troubles in india.
    Islamisization of bollywood is a disgrace.Many hindus in india must stop watching salman,shahrukh, and aamir khans movies. they r trying to convert hindus to muslims by movies.

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  • M Usama Kabbir
    Aug 9, 2012 - 1:04PM

    Now all the Pious Muslamaan will be happy to claim whatever property they have left behind. Sorry state of affairs for Pakistan. Today i feel so ashamed to be a Pakistani.

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  • jism
    Aug 9, 2012 - 1:04PM

    while on the other hand,even the Muslims are abandoning their home land and running to Europe and America(any western country literally,as long as there are white girls there).
    i wonder who will call Pakistan as there home 50 years from now,if everyone runs out,guess India and China will have to split the land in half or only the remaining mullahs will make it paradise in search of the next great invader.

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  • Rana
    Aug 9, 2012 - 1:06PM

    Really depressing & embarrassing for the country, but it’s nice, at least they have some option to move on!

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  • R.A
    Aug 9, 2012 - 1:06PM

    Another step to make the country
    PAK SATAN
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  • Deepseven
    Aug 9, 2012 - 1:08PM

    Long live the land of pure. Is this why we sacrificed 65 years ago.Recommend

  • Chetan
    Aug 9, 2012 - 1:08PM

    What else can be expected out of a Non Secular Nation

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  • jism
    Aug 9, 2012 - 1:09PM

    while on the other hand,even the Muslims are abandoning their home land and running to Europe and America(any western country literally).i wonder who will call Pakistan as there home 50 years from now,if everyone is chased away, guess India and China will have to split the land in half or only the remaining mullahs will make it paradise in search of the next great invader.
    Pakistan is no longer good for anyone,even for those on whose name it was created.Recommend

  • Cynical
    Aug 9, 2012 - 1:11PM

    The land of the pure getting purer.

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  • Zalim Singh
    Aug 9, 2012 - 1:11PM

    Of course, Islam is not to be blamed here.

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  • Sunny
    Aug 9, 2012 - 1:12PM

    Many are waiting for visa !! it is very tough to get indian visa , once the liberal visa agreement between india and pakistan is signed , the number of migrating families will increase manyfold .

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  • shashi
    Aug 9, 2012 - 1:12PM

    i hope one day all muslims leave india.I am afraid to live in this country because of muslims.

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  • zeeshan
    Aug 9, 2012 - 1:13PM

    Shame on us All as a nation……….Is this the promised land our forefather dreamt ? !!Recommend

  • Arijit Sharma
    Aug 9, 2012 - 1:15PM

    To the Hindu families who are coming to India – we say welcome home brothers and sisters. All of India is yours.

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  • Sid
    Aug 9, 2012 - 1:16PM

    hope zardari writes letter to himself…………….And school children come out again to curse intenational community…………Recommend

  • Zalim Singh
    Aug 9, 2012 - 1:18PM

    their houses were raided by unknown men and their women were forcefully converted.

    when it comes to abusing women from other religions, Muslims dont give a damn. They take all liberties to themselves- raping, converting. Their women should be hidden off from the eyes of this whole world. What a pathetic people.

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  • Ibrahim Afridi
    Aug 9, 2012 - 1:21PM

    so before any Indian or my Liberals friend comment taking it for minority case.

    I would just say Pak has many problems and they might have faced problems not becuz they are Hindus but because they are Pakistanis and every Pakistani has problems that doesnt mean that you leave our country. if its only you then understandable but here its the whole nation so plz dont make it a minority issuue.
    Had it been that why dint they leave in past 65 years!!

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  • True Muslim Paki
    Aug 9, 2012 - 1:26PM

    Who cares! Pakistan is created for Muslims anyway!

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  • push
    Aug 9, 2012 - 1:27PM

    @AK47:
    their first independent day

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  • Hamad
    Aug 9, 2012 - 1:27PM

    But on a private TV channel they said that there are going to India for “Yatra” and will be back after 30 days.

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  • Khalq e Khuda
    Aug 9, 2012 - 1:28PM

    Mr President,

    We support you on every forum but this is just not gonna do. Immediate intervention and clipping the wings of likes of Mian Mithu should be undertaken to provide security to the non-muslim community. They are small in number and this is easily doable.

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  • push
    Aug 9, 2012 - 1:29PM

    @shashi:
    r u Indian?

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  • Pakistani
    Aug 9, 2012 - 1:30PM

    The same is happening with muslims in Pakistan….where shall they go…….truth is hindus dont want to be in Pakistan….simple

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  • Mullah Ka Bab
    Aug 9, 2012 - 1:32PM

    shameful act in the land of the pure

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  • Rana
    Aug 9, 2012 - 1:34PM

    @shashi:
    @Vikas:

    Since its not matter of pride for any nation, your (Indians) track record of manhandling the minorities is worst in the world, therefore reserve some Shame for yourself as well. India is directly involved behind creation of the situation that makes these families to move.

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  • Haider
    Aug 9, 2012 - 1:34PM

    a sad incident!!! somebody must stop them… :(:(:(

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  • Sid
    Aug 9, 2012 - 1:36PM

    @Truth bites:
    They have control of business because they are talented…………..There are very few small farmers in Pakistan most of them are wage labourers……..Land is Owned by Fudels…..

    If interest rate is high don’t take money simple…………I hope u will provide money free of Interest……..

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  • Fugitive
    Aug 9, 2012 - 1:39PM

    @AK47:
    You keep on celebrating yours on daily basis!

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  • Chetan
    Aug 9, 2012 - 1:40PM

    @shashi : I strongly disagree with you. There are many patriotic muslims in india before independance and after too. We respect them.

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  • Sunny
    Aug 9, 2012 - 1:40PM

    Thanks to india, despite having huge population they always welcome us. thank you so much india .

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  • Dr. Asad Sadick, Germany
    Aug 9, 2012 - 1:42PM

    M. Ali Jinnah’s vision goes kaput. What else is left?

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  • Feroz
    Aug 9, 2012 - 1:43PM

    I wish them well wherever they go. May the Almighty grant them a better future.

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  • Yahoooooo
    Aug 9, 2012 - 1:45PM

    Jews going to israel & hindus going to india…… whats so surprising here :)

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  • Hafeez Pasha
    Aug 9, 2012 - 1:51PM

    Pakistan bashing time.

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  • Ayush
    Aug 9, 2012 - 1:53PM

    Minorities of pakistan are leaving the country because of violence against them but majority of Pakistanis are worried about Muslim Rohingya people of western Myanmar . This shows their priority are highly misplaced.Both Myanmar and pakistan has to introspect how they want to treat minorities in their country because the same way whole world is going to treat them
    I am not saying that violence against Rohingyas is right but one has to take care of his own home before we point our finger to others.
    .
    If these people had hope and faith from your judicial and administrative system they would have opted to stay but the situation is just the opposite.

    Reply to those who will point finger to India in response : Such Ethnic violence have also occur in India but the situation has not reached an alarming stage where minorities of India are taking asylum in Pakistan or any other neighboring country.Indian minorities still have faith in Indian Democracy and they still prefer to live in India.

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  • kakookaka
    Aug 9, 2012 - 1:57PM

    i am a muslim and want to leave also.

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  • Saad
    Aug 9, 2012 - 1:58PM

    so basically the ‘liberal’ Indians are against Muslims only. I have seen them complain about visa’s for ordinary Pakistani’s and them being against ‘cricket ties’. Now that a few Hindus are migrating (legally or illegally) they are welcoming them with open arms. This is the typical thinking of a Hindu, which will never change.

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  • vasan
    Aug 9, 2012 - 1:59PM

    All pakistanis who keep blaming India for the status of muslims etc can eat their words now. Given a choice even muslims from pakistan will migrate to India.

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  • John
    Aug 9, 2012 - 2:05PM

    Sad news indeed.

    The minorities should not be treated in this way specially in a country founded in the name of Islam.

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  • Zeeshan
    Aug 9, 2012 - 2:07PM

    @Vasan,

    What? why? Even Indians are moving to Arab and Muslim countries, so why would Muslims in their right minds move to India?

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  • Usman
    Aug 9, 2012 - 2:09PM

    As a Muslim Pakistani, I strongly believe that Pakistan belongs equally to Muslims, Hindus, Christians, Parsis and all other religions of this country alike. The country is in a bad shape for all Pakistanis whether Muslims or Hindus. Migration is very embarassing. Not sure who is to be blamed.

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  • Indian
    Aug 9, 2012 - 2:09PM

    Congratulations!!! Pakistan is quickly inching towards being super-duper pure…. The last time something like this happened Hitler ultimately had to commit suicide…. That had begun earlier in Pakistan… You guys are so forward thinking!!

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  • Zeeshan
    Aug 9, 2012 - 2:10PM

    Strange. They are moving to another country known for massacring Muslims, Sikhs and Christians.

    As we speak, ethnic violence is taking place in Assam and Indians are blaming Muslims in Assam as “Bangladeshis”. And if you read the comments above from Indians, you’ll see equally viscous words for Muslims:

    “shashi
    an hour ago
    Reply
    i hope muslims of india leave india as soon as possible. they r causing lots of troubles in india.
    Islamisization of bollywood is a disgrace.Many hindus in india must stop watching salman,shahrukh, and aamir khans movies. they r trying to convert hindus to muslims by movies.”

    The only reason Hindus are moving to India is because it is a Hindu-majority nation where being Hindus is like being Whites in Canada. It’s not about India as a tolerant nation, it’s about India as a Hindu-majority nation.

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  • akash
    Aug 9, 2012 - 2:14PM

    @shashi:
    I am sure you are not an Indian…

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  • choptocut
    Aug 9, 2012 - 2:21PM

    Good exit from Mullahstan

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  • Ahmed HM
    Aug 9, 2012 - 2:22PM

    @Hamad:
    You are right bro. Just imagine our liberal media spreads propaganda.

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  • TightBanian
    Aug 9, 2012 - 2:32PM

    This news item says it all about the state of affairs in Pakistan. I am afraid, it is not a viable nation anymore. Make as many nukes while you still can. Maybe, just maybe, somebody might offer a good price for it.

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  • Ali
    Aug 9, 2012 - 2:33PM

    What a shame!

    I hope one day they may be able to come back and live in peace.

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  • RSS
    Aug 9, 2012 - 2:36PM

    All Hindus in Pakistan are welcome to India!!!All Muslim girls in Pakistan are welcome to India.

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  • wahab
    Aug 9, 2012 - 2:38PM

    and we r the ones to talk about oppression in Burma… huh shame on this rigid thinking

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  • SK
    Aug 9, 2012 - 2:41PM

    As if India is a heaven of poor and lower-middle class people? All of these families will return back in a month or so. But this pathetic stunt will aggravate the situation for Muslims living in India.

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  • vasan
    Aug 9, 2012 - 2:59PM

    Yahooo : What is surprising is not the fact that Hindus are migrating to India, but why muslims are not migrating to Pakistan, supposedly created for muslims. Not that I want Indian muslims to migrate. They should and will stay in India
    Zeeshan : Pl understand that no Indian can or is “migrating” to Arabia/Muslim countries. They go for work to earn money and send them to India, They , mostly, do not even shift their families to Arabia. They only migrate to US,Canada, UK,Singapore and possibly reasonable musim countries like malaysia. Learn that only muslims in right mind will move to India,. Others will stay in Pakistan itself.

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  • Harkol
    Aug 9, 2012 - 3:04PM

    All those who are asking for Indian Muslims to leave India – you guys are nuts. They have been here for as many generations as any of us are, and are as much a part of India. My close friends, colleagues, even my domestic help is a Muslim, and I won’t want them to go.

    A nation is not about religion. Sad Pakistan never understood it, but, please as Indians let us never get down to the level of Pakistan.

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  • khalsa
    Aug 9, 2012 - 3:06PM

    @Ibrahim Afridi:
    things you say trouble every pakistani but being hindu means taking the wrath of frustrated muslim pakistani too

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  • mr. righty rightist
    Aug 9, 2012 - 3:33PM

    @Ibrahim Afridi who writes “I would just say Pak has many problems and they might have faced problems not becuz they are Hindus but because they are Pakistanis and every Pakistani has problems that doesnt mean that you leave our country. if its only you then understandable but here its the whole nation so plz dont make it a minority issuue.”

    I agree with you 100%.

    These Hindus are leaving Pakistan because of of load shedding.

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  • Ambar Marri Baloch
    Aug 9, 2012 - 3:36PM

    Pakistan is a failure , what a waste of several decades!

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  • amalgam
    Aug 9, 2012 - 3:38PM

    Muslims living in india becoming presidents and vice predents and hindus because of persecution leaving pakistan , does that says something about the nature of a hindu majority nation and a muslim majority one ? In my opinion it DOES.

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  • Ghaznavi Mehmood
    Aug 9, 2012 - 3:41PM

    shame for Government,pakistanies and Pakistan:(

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  • Infinite Stars
    Aug 9, 2012 - 3:59PM

    It’s sad that they had leave their homes but Hindus are welcome in India. And now I wont blame pakistan for it because I know it is made for muslims only. So instead I will suggest a deal and I think it’s fair deal. Both the govts, of India and pakistan should work towards a deal where the migration should happen once again like it did in 1947. But this time there should be no blood shed & both the govt should ensure and should strictly follow a process where the migration is smooth and peaceful.
    So all hindus of pakistan should migrate to India and all muslims of India should migrate to pakistan, the land of muslims, the pure land. And I also understand that muslims have lot of problem in India, they are killed on a daily basis by hindus and they cannot implement Sharia in India and also they have problem with Hindus ringing the temple bells. So its a great offer for them as well to migrate to their ideal homeland where they can practice the purest form of islam, on the purest land made for the purest race.

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  • Cosmo
    Aug 9, 2012 - 4:05PM

    @Zeeshan:
    Ah, Dont u realize Shahi is a Pakistani with a Hindu name! Cant expect any better from Pakistan anyways!

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  • Ahmed jani
    Aug 9, 2012 - 4:13PM

    As the original ancient inhabitants leave this land – Hindus the direct descendants of 5000 years of our glorious history and the only tangible link we have to that history- they leave behind a group of Arab wannabes the invaders, trespassers and occupiers of this pure land. What a shame!

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  • shashi
    Aug 9, 2012 - 4:20PM

    india should exchange all muslims of india for all hindus in pakistan.better for peace for my country.

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  • BaBa Blacksheep
    Aug 9, 2012 - 4:27PM

    Out of the pan into the fire. Good luck

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  • erudite
    Aug 9, 2012 - 4:34PM

    Is there anyone to speak against their forced migration? Any party, any leader, any cleric? Dual standards….

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  • mujeeb
    Aug 9, 2012 - 4:41PM

    Sashi said exactly what most of the hindus think in india. don’t believe me? go see comments on TOI, by hindus about muslims. hindus of india have inherent hatred for muslims. BTW i am an indian muslim.

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  • Ravi
    Aug 9, 2012 - 4:47PM

    i dont know why all the people except muslims waiting for what in pakistan for this much long time , should ve all migrated to india in 1947 itself………..

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  • Hafiz
    Aug 9, 2012 - 4:54PM

    Thanks to almightly Allah..

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  • Sajjad
    Aug 9, 2012 - 5:00PM

    We are sorry we could’nt protect them.

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  • Manishj
    Aug 9, 2012 - 5:09PM

    @Zeeshan:
    we have many like shashi here. They dont know what they are talking. Thankfuly India as a country is still governed by saner ( comparatively) people, it is even embarrasing to say Muslims BELONG to this place.. No, they OWN this place as much as every citizen of India does. Some of the people commented about sad record of India towards protecting its minorities. Yes brothers, it is true that we have this problem that crops up now and then but we are slowly but steadily inching towards getting over it. i am seriosuly of the the view that all the Minorities ( not just Hindus) who live in pakistan and could not/ Did not migrate to India during partition want to do so now, should be allowed to come here. we anyways have millions of migrants from some neighboring countries, so few more millions wont affect us .. After all pakistan is the land of Pure ( read muslims) so why should people of other religions expect equal treatment.. Recommend

  • rp
    Aug 9, 2012 - 5:09PM

    lucky hindus coming to a superpower..INDIA ..

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  • AK
    Aug 9, 2012 - 5:16PM

    I wish they drive out all the minorities soon so that they can turn to killing each other.
    In the country of pious there can be only one absolute pious Muslim. The rest have to be dispatched to Allah.

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  • AK
    Aug 9, 2012 - 5:22PM

    India is the only country in the world where all sects of Islam (Sunni Shia Ahmadis etc) live without prosecution. Can you name one Islamic country where atleast one sect of Islam is not prosecuted???

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  • Enlightened
    Aug 9, 2012 - 5:25PM

    We Indians can’t do much to what is happening to minorities in Pakistan except welcome our Hindu brothers and sisters with open arms. If one analyses situation in Pakistan, even Muslims are not safe keeping in view of poor plight of Shias and Balochis who are being killed on regular basis. God only knows what will happen to this country, but the future looks extremely dark.

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  • Abbas, John
    Aug 9, 2012 - 5:30PM

    @Zeeshan:They are moving because of hypocrites of your ilk. The same logic you applied should be applied to India. You talk of Indian issues when you cannot tolerate that left over 1.6% hindus in your islamic jannat??? shame is defined in 12 ways in oxford dictionary..I guess you will not need to read that!! All hindu families, ahmedis, christians are welcome to India.

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  • Abbas, John
    Aug 9, 2012 - 5:34PM

    @Saad: but you have no shame that these hindus were Pakistanis who do not want to live there. You do not seem to bothered about that just like majority in your society

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  • Abbas, John
    Aug 9, 2012 - 5:37PM

    @Hafeez Pasha:
    thoroughly and well deserved

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  • dude108
    Aug 9, 2012 - 5:39PM

    welcome back. I also request all Pakistan loving Indian Muslims to plan for migrating to Pakistan, let’s see if they accept their Muslim brothers.

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  • jism
    Aug 9, 2012 - 5:40PM

    @Rana:
    worst track record?leaving out all the facts,how many minorities are leaving India every year?. Have you checked the data, there are far more Pakistanis who claim refugee status in Europe and America than from India,even though our population is more than five times of yours.
    so,up until now it was just CIA,RAW,MOSSAD conspiracy to destabilize the great Pakistan,now you blame us just because you couldn’t take care of your own people,your comments very well show why everyone is abandoning Pakistan.

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  • Abbas, John
    Aug 9, 2012 - 5:43PM

    @BaBa Blacksheep:
    out of evil state into land of equals…..you know what that evil stands for

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  • Abbas, John
    Aug 9, 2012 - 5:46PM

    @mujeeb:
    do you not think they should have right to hate after what Pakistan did to Hindu population (now left at 1.6%)? What right do you have to question when muslims keep repeating their acts of violence and terrorism in the name of religion?

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  • jism
    Aug 9, 2012 - 5:49PM

    @Zeeshan:
    As we speak, ethnic violence is taking place in Assam and Indians are blaming Muslims in Assam as “Bangladeshis”. And if you read the comments above from Indians, you’ll see equally viscous words for Muslims:

    boy oh boy,to begin with, just decades back, Muslims never constituted majority of any district,now they have become majority in many districts,while their population has grown,they are threatening the indigenous tribes of Assam called “bodo”. just read any news paper,the assamese people,who have been inhabiting that land for centuries were evicted out from their own land by Muslims.and majority of these Muslim settlers are Bangladeshis,quiet a few years back, the high court of India said that the Bangladeshis have become king makers of Assam.
    as i speak,thousands of Hindus along with thousands of Muslims are running away from Pakistan and thousands more planning to run away.

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  • Aug 9, 2012 - 5:49PM

    You are CRYING for few numbers – What about the families FORCE TO MIGRATE from INDIA to Pakistan (Punjab and Bangal) ? THOUSANDS FAMILIES

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  • jism
    Aug 9, 2012 - 6:04PM

    @Zeeshan:
    What? why? Even Indians are moving to Arab and Muslim countries, so why would Muslims in their right minds move to India?
    start reading some good news papers,don’t pick up sentences or comments from fools or mullahs.they go to these Arab countries because of the economic boom which occurred 2 to 3 decades back.they offered plenty of opportunities there,that’s the only reason. after all, even many Pakistanis know that the Arabs don’t even treat fellow Pakistani Muslims as equals,rather they treat south Asians as some kind of slave laborers. they are not moving to any Muslim country kid, not even Indian Muslims want to got to Arab,but these Arab countries offer easy money with very less restrictions.No Muslim country is good for minorities,and they are hardly good for even Muslims living there.

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  • Deepwater
    Aug 9, 2012 - 6:08PM

    Going beyond religion – what is going on in Pakistan is a long-drawn, self-selection process. Minorities with any means are migrating but so are better-off, better-educated Pakistanis who are fleeing to the West. They feel nostalgia but very little love for their ex-motherland and their children adapt very quickly to the freedoms available in other countries.

    OTOH, Indians maintain ties and have immense love for their motherland even after living overseas for several generations. A good example are the Indians living in Fiji or the West Indies who still maintain their culture and ties with India nearly a century after their forefathers left their motherland.

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  • Zeeshan
    Aug 9, 2012 - 6:12PM

    @vasan, If you migrate there for work, how come you live there for 10-20 years of your lives and still practice your faith and religion? The Arab world gives you better space than your “tolerant nation” could ever give to its own citizens. If you move there just for work, you will not be staying there for 10-20 years. Secondly, even Shah Rukh Khan is not spared from your country’s hatred for Muslims and you still want to talk about “Muslims with the right mind who want to move to India”.

    @Manishj,

    No, the problem does not “crops up now and then but we are slowly but steadily inching towards getting over it”, Assam is burning as we speak. The likes of Advani (a Sindhi Hindu who left to India) is blaming Muslims.

    @AK,

    Muslims are not differentiated in India. They are placed in a box as Muslims. That’s not about tolerance. That’s about ignorance.

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  • moonjely sony
    Aug 9, 2012 - 6:26PM

    Bari maintained that it is the responsibility of the state to provide protection to its people. “What if this starts happening with Muslims in India and they migrate to Pakistan? Will we be able to give them adequate protection?”she questioned.

    If this really happens, can Pakistan have the courage to accommodate them?

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  • Zeeshan
    Aug 9, 2012 - 6:26PM

    @Abbas, John

    The sheer hypocrisy of wanting to accept “hindus, ahmedis, and Christians” while having a national unison worry about muslim birth rates or “muslim settlers” need more than 12 words of shame to describe you and your country.

    @jism,

    This “economic boom” does not prevent the “Hindus” from coming to their land and prosper. To reduce India’s migration to Arab world as mere “economic” is to missed that those Indians live better lives than India could ever provide them. (Unless of course, you view all Indians as construction workers.) Likewise, to argue that “Arabs” are treating “South Asians as slave laborers” is about missing your own mirrors. Go and check how your fellow Indians treat your Indian maids and workers in your own land and then talk about Arab’s treatments of South Asians. Before you judge Muslim countries, judge your own land and recognize that India itself is a disastrous land for all people and minorities especially Muslims. That’s why Indians are lining outside of Muslim and Christian nations’ embassies.

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  • Zeeshan
    Aug 9, 2012 - 6:29PM

    @Deepwater,

    why don’t they come back to “mother India”? Is it because the reality of India does not match their romanticization of India? You are also playing down the tensions between native Fijians/Ugandans with Indians.

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  • Aug 9, 2012 - 6:32PM

    @shashi: Wake up. I think that people like you should move to some place that is out side this planet. Cause India is founded and its culture is seeped with “vasudhaiv kutumbkam” the world is one family Recommend

  • Js
    Aug 9, 2012 - 6:35PM

    @Zeeshan:

    massacring muslims? They were only 7% in 1947 but now they are more than 15%. about 180million. can’t blame u 4ur ignorance. its all ur media n mulla propaganda. And tell me wt happened to so many hindus there? They were more than 20% after partition there. Genocide?

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  • Udaya Bose
    Aug 9, 2012 - 6:35PM

    “What if this starts happening with Muslims in India and they migrate to Pakistan? Will we be able to give them adequate protection?”she questioned.
    Really? No Muslim Indian moves from India to Pakistan to flee from persecution. He may go of his own accord which is not the same thing.

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  • RSS
    Aug 9, 2012 - 6:38PM

    come to india there are 1000′s of Jobs 20 Crore Muslim live here in Peace…why do u want a seperate country….bollywood movies, songs dance, india has 400 languages why make a country work with an economy which is 100 times more then pak

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  • Mr S
    Aug 9, 2012 - 6:42PM

    Good for them and Pak. Some of the hindus in that part of the world are dacoit, robbers. Let that country handle them themselves.Recommend

  • RSS
    Aug 9, 2012 - 6:43PM

    come to india there are 1000′s of Jobs 20 Crore Muslim live here in Peace…why do u want a seperate country….bollywood movies, songs dance, india has 400 languages why make a country work with an economy which is 100 times more then pak

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  • Reddy
    Aug 9, 2012 - 6:45PM

    @shashi: i strongly disagree with you,Islam as a faith i have lot of reservations but muslims born in india should enjoy the same rights as me if not more as a minority, at the same time they should learn to integrate with the society instead shoving their desert riding antics on people here,which most of the muslims themselves don’t agree with.coming to SRK,AK,Salman didn’t become stars overnight they strive,hassled,contended to become what they are.so don’t even go there.

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  • gp65
    Aug 9, 2012 - 6:45PM

    @Chetan: Agree with Chetan and strongly disagree with Shashi. In fact I even doubt he is an Indian – most likely someone pretending to be an Indian.

    Maybe in our grand parents’ generation where the memories of the partition bloodbath were fresh, such animosity towards Muslims may have existed. Certainly I do not know anyone in my generation who thinks like you. Muslims have contributed positively to all aspects of Indian life as have Sikhs, Parsis, Jains and Christians. In India we believe in sarva dharma samabhaav.

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  • Js
    Aug 9, 2012 - 6:47PM

    @Saad: not just liberal indians but also the europeans, americans and even chinese are. may be it’s time for introspection!

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  • Imran
    Aug 9, 2012 - 6:52PM

    ”door ke dow suhane hote hay” they wl come back of course, when they c the situation there, our standard of life is much better than the indians

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  • wise counsel
    Aug 9, 2012 - 6:52PM

    @kakookaka:
    come over..only you need not convert your religion,just your nationality.

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  • Ganesh
    Aug 9, 2012 - 6:54PM

    @Zeeshan:
    Answer is simple!!India is run by Hindu community where ther is equality for all,opportunities for all and is 3rd largest economy in the world[PPP]!!But most importantly,Hindu India does not encourage extremism – be it Muslim,Sikh,Christian or Hindu and no organisation can take up arms or give arms training!!Hence even though RSS,VHP etc Hindu organisations have more than 10 million members,they are not a threat to India or world like LET!!That too when India has the largest no of Firearms in the world, only after US!![Refer Google]

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  • feroz
    Aug 9, 2012 - 6:55PM

    and here pakistan is CRYING FOR ROHINGYA MUSLIMS

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  • Arsalan khan
    Aug 9, 2012 - 6:59PM

    @ ibrahin Afridi
    What you are saying is what ails this country. Its the forceful conversion which is shameful. Minorities have been kidnapped also for ransom. Taliban do it.

    Its beginnibg of end of this country. Where people like Hafiz Saeed and the likes of Tariq Jamil are followed, nothing survivesRecommend

  • gp65
    Aug 9, 2012 - 7:00PM

    @Zeeshan: “f you migrate there for work, how come you live there for 10-20 years of your lives and still practice your faith and religion? The Arab world gives you better space than your “tolerant nation” could ever give to its own citizens. If you move there just for work, you will not be staying there for 10-20 years. Secondly, even Shah Rukh Khan is not spared from your country’s hatred for Muslims”

    You seem to live in paralel universe.
    1. Indians go to Arab countries for ecomoic betterment. The notion that countries like Saudi Arabia alow one to practice their faiths freely is laughable. They will ot allow a single temple to be built. They will not allow Hindus to wear any symbol of our religion or even carry a simple murthi so that Hindus may worship in their own homes.
    2. If Shah Rukh Khan was ‘hated’ in India then how come millions of Indians (80%) of whom are Hindus go to watch his movies? How come Hindu producers like Yash Chopra and Karan Johar have continuously hired him? How come he owns a palatial home in Mumbai? How come Indian government demands and seeks apology when he is detained unnecessarily at American immigration?

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  • nitish
    Aug 9, 2012 - 7:04PM

    @Rana: What india has to do with turmoil and agitation in your country.We demolished babri masjid and at the same time provide security to muslim in india.what about ahmedi,that is also coz of india.Since india vandalized babri so you will vandalize temple in pak.india did gujrat riot so you will also loot and kill hindu in pak.how insane you r.Think logically.The two incident took place in a differnt country and should nothing to do with pakistani citizen .as far as i know Hindu in pak r very much responsible and plays active role in maintaining rule and order in the state.We r always beneficiary and after some time you all will repent for huge loss as they r rich community in pak.

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  • Pure Insanity
    Aug 9, 2012 - 7:16PM

    @Mr S:
    And the muslims in that part of the world are so holy they dont put a foot worng. All they do is kill other muslims apart from members from other communities. They should all be given medals for their courage.

    Just a fact. 95% of deaths af muslims killed by unnatural causes is not by drones, US, India, Israel, UK or the boogie man as you may think. ITS BY OTHER MUSLIMS.

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  • Vikram
    Aug 9, 2012 - 7:17PM

    @Indian:
    UN should help them resettle in India, US, UK, Australia etc. Pakistanis are good at ethnic cleansing. There were 30-40% Hindus in Pakistan before Partition, Mullahs made sure they leave Pakistan. now Hindu population is 2% and Mullahs are working slowly to get rid of them. Pakistanis are smart, They know how to bleed India and Afghanistan by using non-state actors.Recommend

  • Vikram
    Aug 9, 2012 - 7:20PM

    @True Muslim Paki:
    Next will be Shias, Ahmadis and Christians. Pakistanis know the trick, they will do wholesale slaughter and people will flee to save their lives, rest will become Sunnis.Recommend

  • nitish
    Aug 9, 2012 - 7:22PM

    I will endorse the migration of hindu to india ,i m against the migration of ahmedi and christain to india.They r those people who voted for jinnah and coz of them creation of pak was possible.So now if they r facing problem,so it be.

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  • Vikram
    Aug 9, 2012 - 7:23PM

    @kakookaka:
    See if Saudi arabia can help you as a ummah brother. Recommend

  • afzaalkhan
    Aug 9, 2012 - 7:23PM

    good bye have fun

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  • Iqbal
    Aug 9, 2012 - 7:25PM

    @Mr S and others:

    Best way to judge how muslims fare with hindus is to judge in a country where none of them are in majority. Where better then in UK where I live. Let me quote the official statictics of the UK government:
    “Hindus are four times less likely to be unemployed than Pakistani and Bangladeshi Muslims”

    This is per:
    http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2002/feb/20/race.immigrationpolicy
    Already in the West they are referred to as the super race. Every company in UK wants to hire them. My advise to you is to stay in Pakistan (land of the pure) because you are unlikely to get a decent job in UK – unless of course you want to be a cab driver.

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  • Vikram
    Aug 9, 2012 - 7:27PM

    @Ibrahim Afridi:
    They have additional problems like forced conversions. Only minorities including Shias and Ahmadis can understand that pain. Why would they sell their properties at half prize and leave, because a time will come when they may have to leave everything behind for free.

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  • Muhammad
    Aug 9, 2012 - 7:28PM

    What do you expect in a country where the Govt. decides who is a muslim and who is not?

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  • G. Din
    Aug 9, 2012 - 7:32PM

    @VINOD:
    “@shashi: Wake up. I think that people like you should move to some place that is out side this planet. Cause India is founded and its culture is seeped with “vasudhaiv kutumbkam” the world is one family”
    “We ruled you for a thousand years” is part of “vasudhaiv kutumbkam”, was it, is it or will it? Don’t be a hypocrite yourself! Get in touch with hard reality of this planet!
    @Harkol:
    “My close friends, colleagues, even my domestic help is a Muslim, and I won’t want them to go. “
    It is so-o-o hard without “good” domestic help these days!!!!!! We understand!

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  • 1984
    Aug 9, 2012 - 7:42PM

    @Zeeshan:

    Dont harp too much about your muslim world…The day a commercially viable alternative fuel is invented..You would see the reverse migration of your beloved Arabs to non-muslim states for job….

    As for religious persecution,its still a doubt why they allow themselves to be persecuted by kafirs when they can migrate to the land of pure

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  • bharat
    Aug 9, 2012 - 7:52PM

    Now the Muslims of India should move to Pakistan.

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  • Mr Sunny Loni
    Aug 9, 2012 - 8:09PM

    “Who is stopping them?” – Hon PM (ex) Mr Gilani

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  • Wahab Khan Afridi
    Aug 9, 2012 - 8:11PM

    pakistan should be renamed as Mullah state seriously,, i m pakhtoon atleast you cnt do this to anyone we have sikhs pukhtoon living in our tribal territory they never have any problems in our areas except these talibans who were created, funded and trained has destabilised the peace.. pakistan is a confused state

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  • Omar
    Aug 9, 2012 - 8:14PM

    @Vikas:
    hmmm, do you remember Gujrat massacre??

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  • nitish
    Aug 9, 2012 - 8:22PM

    @Firefly: citation needed

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  • Iqbal
    Aug 9, 2012 - 8:22PM

    I now understand why ex President Musharraf said:
    “Today we are the poorest, the most illiterate, the most backward, the most unhealthy, the most un-enlightened, the most deprived, and the weakest of all the human race”

    See:http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/south_asia/1824455.stm

    Being a muslim I also left Pakistan for UK just like these hindus.

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  • Akhtar Rind
    Aug 9, 2012 - 8:24PM

    Hindus of Pakistan living a miserable life. I have witnessed everything myself. There should be no wonder if they are migrating to other countries, . No sane group can imagine to live in a country where their daughters are being kidnapped, raped, go through forced religion conversion. If by chance any Hindu is rich, he or she keep getting kidnapped for ransom. This is indeed a painful situation and hard to see how real sons/daughters of soil getting kicked out from their motherland.

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  • Zeeshan
    Aug 9, 2012 - 8:28PM

    @gp65,

    I think you are the one who is living in a parallel world. Saudi is unique for sure but even that treatment does not stop Indians from migrating and living there. However, Indians live in many other Arab countries. From Dubai to Manama, Indians could be found in each of these Arab land. “Economic betterment” is not the only reason why Indians move their entire families there. Peace and cleanliness , low crime rates and of course the opportunities to practice your religion while being in an Arab and Muslim world are also external reasons which help to explain why Indians continue to view the Arab and Muslim countries as nations worth moving into. Another pushing factor is of course the very reality of India.

    Pakistanis watch Indian movies too. Deepak Parwani prospers here too. Somehow, those things do not preclude you from viewing Pakistanis as “intolerant” human beings. However, those acts could be used to say Indians are somehow “tolerant” human beings which you are not. Rabid attacks against SRK for merely backing Pakistani players in IPL or viewing him as “closeted Pakistanis” are all part and parcel of your national’s allusions of IMs. Muslims as the “traitors from within” meme is your national ethos. The same Indian government which wanted to seek an apology on behalf of SRK from the US for “religious profiling” had no shame and qualms in targeting and imprisoning hundreds of Muslim men for the same reason!!

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  • gp65
    Aug 9, 2012 - 8:28PM

    @Zeeshan: “Strange. They are moving to another country known for massacring Muslims, Sikhs and Christians”

    Not sure if you are aware that a SIkh is currently the PM of India and another sSIkh is the COAS. A Christian is the defence minister of India and currently India has a Muslime Vice President and a Muslim CEC. OF course Indians do not view these people as SIkh, Christian or Muslim but simply as fellow Indians. You maybe aware that 3 out of 13 of India’s Presidents have also been Muslim.

    By the way the countryi is not known for massacring Muslims as you stated. Communal riots result in people of both communities geting kiled. SOmetiems more Muslims get killed and sometiems more Hindus. But over a period of time individual acts of bigotry have been punished and hence reduced. India has not had any comunal riot in the last 10 years.

    Population ofMuslims in India in 1947 was 9%, it is now 14%. That would not happen if Muslims were getting massacred. On the other hand proportion of Hindus is present day Pakistan was 20% and it is now less than 2%. This shows where there is freedom to practice own faith and where there isn’t. GO to Gilgit and Balochistan to figure out where Hazara Shias are getting massacred. These provinces are not part of India by the way…

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  • Sanjay
    Aug 9, 2012 - 8:32PM

    @ bharat……Now the Muslims of India should move to Pakistan.

    NO NO,you should expect this. Then, what is difference btwn Pakistan and India. This is INDIA, great country has 6500 years old culture, you cannot compare 65 years history with 6500 years old history

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  • gp65
    Aug 9, 2012 - 8:35PM

    @Firefly: “You are CRYING for few numbers – What about the families FORCE TO MIGRATE from INDIA to Pakistan (Punjab and Bangal) ? THOUSANDS FAMILIES”

    Are you talking about 1947? At that timenot thousands but millions of Hindus and Sikhs went to India and reverse migration occurred with regards to Muslims to Pakistan. But 65 years later no Muslims are being forced to migrate out of India as these poor Hindus are.

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  • Zeeshan
    Aug 9, 2012 - 8:37PM

    @1984,

    Westerners including Obama are harping about you stealing their jobs. So even the almighty Westerners could find themselves jobless. If the oil runs out, Arabs and Muslims will build Dubai and Beirut. The question should be: are there any cities in India which come close to Beirut or Dubai where Arabs and Muslims can move into?

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  • gp65
    Aug 9, 2012 - 8:50PM

    @Omar: “@Vikas:
    hmmm, do you remember Gujrat massacre??”

    I’m not Vikars but wil answer.
    1. Gujarat riots lasted for 2 days after which army was called in to establish peace. They happened 10 years back. 790 Muslims and 250 Hindus died in these riots. There have been no Hindu Muslim riots in Gujarat in the last 10 years.
    2. The trigger for Gujarat riots was that Muslims burnt a carriage of Hindu pilgrims which included women and children.
    3. Over 33 Hindus and several Muslims have been convicted in a court of law.

    Now let me ask you some questions?
    1. How many Muslims are killed in Karachi target killing EACH YEAR?
    2. How many Shias are target killed in Balochistan and Gilgit EACH YEAR?
    3. What about Ahmadis who consider themselves Muslim but Pakistan has taken upon itself to decide faith of people and persecutes these people whobelieve in the same Allah and Quran that you do?

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  • Aug 9, 2012 - 8:55PM

    minorities suffer everywhere….no big deal….

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  • Umair
    Aug 9, 2012 - 9:00PM

    Bye Bye Sweet Hearts… Stay Blessed :)

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  • Tejpal
    Aug 9, 2012 - 9:01PM

    It is disconcerting. Shame word is insufficient for Pakistan. Islam has to be made tolerant for its own survival.Recommend

  • asad
    Aug 9, 2012 - 9:01PM

    All 60 families now have a bright future

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  • Raj - USA
    Aug 9, 2012 - 9:07PM

    One reason for the exodus of Hindus from Pakistan is that they see and feel Pakistan falling to the Talibans, more and more, each passing day.

    Many Muslims of Pakistan would also migrate to other countries if they can. Unfortunately, no country in the world considers Pakistan as an Islamic country or a country of Muslims. Today, you will see more Hindus, Sikhs, Christians and Muslims from India than Muslims from Pakistan in In any Muslim country, be it Gulf Kingdoms or Malaysia and Indonesia. You may find more Pakistani muslims in countries like Sudan and Yemen, not even in Egypt. There was a time when Gulf Kingdoms allowed more muslims than non-muslims from India for employment. Those days are gone long ago. In fact many Gulf Kingdoms consider non-muslims or muslims from India preferable as they do not bring along the associated evils of terrorism or sectarianism. In any Gulf country, Hindi and Malayalam and not Urdu, is spoken and understood more, even by the local Arabs. Kuwait does not give family visas to Pakistanis but allow family visas for Indians, be they muslim or non-muslim.

    When Pakistan talks about Muslims, what Muslims are they talking? No one is just a Muslim in Pakistan. They all have a prefix before “Muslim”. In all the India – Pakistan wars on Kashmir, the Indian Army had lot of Muslims fighting the Pakistani Muslims and many were honored with highest awards for bravery and sacrifice. Also, Kashmir has a substantial Shia population that is victimized and killed on a daily basis in Pakistan. One can understand to some extent that in the past some Kashmiris may have supported Pakistan on religious grounds. But what would explain Baluch becoming pro India when religion is not a common factor, particularly when Hindus are considered as eternal enemies of Muslims? Does it not substantiate the fact that even many in Pakistan do not consider Pakistan as a country of Muslims? The same fact holds when Pakistanis say that TTP’s are working for RAW.

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  • Syed Ahmed Rasheed
    Aug 9, 2012 - 9:20PM

    Another sad chapter in the history of Pakistan. Everyday Pakistan is getting farther away from the vision of our Quaid-e-Azam.

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  • Raj - USA
    Aug 9, 2012 - 9:21PM

    @Omar:

    “hmmm, do you remember Gujrat massacre??”

    Guess what? Narendra Modi was elected back to power immediately and that too with substantial support from Muslims of Gujrat. Most of the Gujrati Muslims voted for him and are now reaping economic benefits. Gujrat is the most peaceful state enjoying most religious harmony anywhere in India and Muslims here are more prosperous than other States in India. Narendra Modi shall come back to power every time and that too with the support of Muslims. Gujrat is not Godhra.

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  • nitish
    Aug 9, 2012 - 9:34PM

    Rehman mallik is Digvijay singh of india.Recommend

  • P N Eswaran
    Aug 9, 2012 - 9:50PM

    @Dr. Asad Sadick, Germany:
    M. Ali Jinnah’s vision goes kaput. What else is left?
    His vision has not gone kaput. It stands fullfilled. He wanted to be a head of a state and he got it. Even today Pakistanis adore him

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  • India
    Aug 9, 2012 - 9:51PM

    All Hindus are defacto citizen of India as per Indian Constitution..
    So welcome brothers Happy Independance day..Waiting for the time when Indian Muslims will leave to Pakistan or Bangladesh…we are filled with Illegal Bangladeshi Immigrants..

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  • jism
    Aug 9, 2012 - 9:59PM

    @Zeeshan:
    That’s why Indians are lining outside of Muslim and Christian nations’ embassies.
    if given a chance to work in any developed would you or any of your brethren in the whole Muslim world reject the opportunity? not unless he/she is on the wanted list there.when you migrate to some country,you leave behind your home country so that you can enjoy a better life there,if these Muslim nations had failed to provide any of it,no non Muslim would set his foot in Arab countries,just wait until there gas runs out,you will see Arabs running into other countries,even as refugees. boy,you have no idea of India at all,yet even as you speak,India is now in a situation,what we call reverse brain drain,thousands of Indians who had left India for better opportunities are coming back,since the economic boom,the opportunities have multiplied.migrants are different from refugees fella,just look at the stats,Pakistanis claiming refugee status in other countries is far more than Indians doing the same,this should be good enough to bust your myth about minorities in India,how many Muslims from India have come as refugees to Pakistan?clearly your knowledge about Arab countries is far less than my mine,leave out India,they don’t even consider fellow Pakistani Muslims as equals,even if they have masters degree in engineering and working in high profile jobs,this is not my perception,this is what your fellow brothers and sisters have posted in their blogs and shared their experience in different articles. Boy, i have never seen any Indian lining in front of embassies to run way from India in fear of being prosecuted in India.As per stats,it was stated that America requires 100000 highly skilled immigrants every year so that their economy can grow at least 1%,this is where Indians line up,Indians constitute highest portion of Highly skilled immigrants migrating to US to work,they are not running way from their homeland in fear of prosecution or forcible conversion.at least Indian Constitution guarantees equal treatment for minorities,where as Arab countries fail to protect and even fail to guarantee equal treatment.

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  • Vikas
    Aug 9, 2012 - 10:00PM

    @Rana:
    Those people who missed the bus in 1947 can take now.

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  • Zeeshan
    Aug 9, 2012 - 10:03PM

    gp65,

    Having those individuals in power or having three Muslims as presidents does not change a bit about your country’s nature of bigotry toward Muslims. Those men were not elected. They were assigned due to your country’s “vote bank” policy. Did you forget multiple non-Muslims in Pakistani parliaments as we speak?

    What you called as “communal riots” which led to massacres of Muslims have the direct and indirect roles of your state. From the police to elected officials standing, watching and siding with certain communities to outright hate speech against Muslims, the force of the state is involved in all those massacres.

    The Muslim population growth is not due to your benevolence, it’s due to your low birth rates and Muslim high birth rates which is now being harped as Muslim menace.

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  • humayun
    Aug 9, 2012 - 10:13PM

    dear All ! the issue is very serious it needs to dicuss with references. when we talk abt the protection of minorities , we should keep in mind that not only minorities but majority is under threat. not only our hindu brothers but Ahmadies , sikh , parsi all are under great threats. even muslims (Shia) are not secure in Quetta, Gilgit Baltistaan, so what we need is a reviw on our state policies. radical dogmatic elements are trying to change the Pakistan anto a Theological state. Hindus are our brothers we will protect them at all. we all should assert a huge pressure on our legislature to make more policies to protect the rights of minorties. Along with we have to creat a hormony and patience in ourselves for eachothers belief and faith. to get sentimental and emotional is not the solution of the problem . lets promise that we will raise our voice for the safety of minorities at all the available forums.

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  • jism
    Aug 9, 2012 - 10:19PM

    @Zeeshan:
    If the oil runs out, Arabs and Muslims will build Dubai and Beirut
    and how will they build these cities,do they have great engineers or specialists there.
    even to build a skyscraper they have to depend on outside engineers for everything,they don’t even know how to extract gas form there land. westerners provided them with technology to extract gas.
    The question should be: are there any cities in India which come close to Beirut or Dubai where Arabs and Muslims can move into?
    you asked the wrong question fella,let me rephrase your question ,is there any non Muslim country in this world that will willingly accept all these Arabs and Muslims into their homeland.
    even you Pakistanis know that the spread of radicalism in Pakistan is due to the radical teachings propagated by these Arabs,what you call as Wahhabism. ask your fellow citizens,after so much they have done to your country in the form of spreading hate and intolerance, would Pakistanis accept them into their cities?there was no widespread radicalism after independence in Pakistan,now,forget minorities,even fellow Muslims are running away,not just in the name of opportunities but to save themselves from this mass madness being propagated
    .tell me which country doesn’t have problem with Muslims, where minorities are Muslims.forget about minorities,which Islamic country is treating all its Muslim citizens as equals?

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