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Act against those who hurt Hindus’ religious sentiments: Pak Speaker to Interior Minister

Act against those who hurt Hindus’ religious sentiments: Pak Speaker to Interior Minister
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Islamabad: Pakistan’s National Assembly Speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq has asked the interior ministry to crack down on any individual or groups involved in posting blasphemous material about the Hindu religion, after the minority community leaders protested against a wave of online hate speech hurting their religious sentiments.

The directive came yesterday after a picture of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan depicted as a Hindu god was doing the rounds on social media.

The Speaker issued the directive following a protest by Hindu legislators who said that their religion was being smeared in a wave of hate speech online, the Dawn reported. (PTI)

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