Shivrati: 50 Indians arrive for festival

Talking to reporters Shiv Partab Bajaj said the Hindu community enjoyed “complete religious freedom” in Pakistan.


February 19, 2012

LAHORE: A 50-member delegation of Hindu pilgrims led by Shiv Partab Bajaj reached Pakistan through the Wagha border on Saturday to participate in celebrations of Shivratri. Additional Secretary for Shrines Syed Zahid Hussain Bokhari and Dr Manohar Chand were among the officials who received the delegation. Talking to reporters Shiv Partab Bajaj said the Hindu community enjoyed “complete religious freedom” in Pakistan. Soon after their arrival, the delegation left for Katas Raj, Chakwal.

Published in The Express Tribune, February 19th, 2012.

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