Incident Reports

Hindu Federation protests against restriction in construction of Hindu temple in Pakistan

2020-07-11

Province 2, Parsa, Birgunj

KATHMANDU: The Nepal World Hindu Federation has protested against the restriction in the construction of a temple of Lord Krishna in Islamabad, Pakistan.

The federation staged a protest in Birgunj on Saturday against the ban on temple construction.

The federation has condemned the intervention of Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan in the construction of the temple and set his effigy on fire during the protest.

There was significant participation of the youth in the protest rally led by the federation Vice President Vijay Prakash Nishad.

“Pakistan’s Hindu minority is still being oppressed by the government. Another major crime is the government’s refusal to allow Hindu temples to be built,” he said.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Religious sectarianism
Actor 1 - Number of people N
Actor 1 - Affiliations Hindu Religious Organization
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people N
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Foreign State
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media

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