One of the goals of the West Pakistanis and their collaborators in 1971 was to exterminate the Hindu community by killing all males.
The legendary Indian sect of stranglers probably existed, although controversies are not settled—but using them to slander Hinduism does not make sense.
The incident happened in the Rahim Yar Khan area, notorious for violence against religious minorities. Members from a Hindu family were beaten and tortured.
To offend Pakistan Hindus even more deeply, the attack against the temple in Khipro was carried out in the day celebrating the birth of Lord Krishna.
After international protests, Prime Minister intervenes and prosecution is stopped. But the boy is still at risk of private vendetta, and unjust laws remain.
Few realize that in the Pakistani Penal Code the minimum age for criminal responsibility in 7. A Hindu boy may face death penalty.
More than one million visit the Hindu shrine every year. Yet the central government “would not spend a penny” for needed work there, Senator says.
Religious extremists and the “encroachment mafia” likely cooperated in the attack in Purana Qila.
Aamir Liaquat Hussain is a TV personality, a politician, and the former Minister for Religious Affairs. He has also a reputation for offending religious minorities.