President Dr Arif Alvi and Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday wished a happy ‘Holi’ to Pakistan’s Hindu community. In a tweet, President said, “Wishing a Happy Holi to all our Hindu brethren celebrating.
Wishing a Happy Holi to all our Hindu brethren celebrating. May this joyous event of colours bring happiness, peace and prosperity for all of us and our region. Pakistan stands committed to the rights of minorities.
— The President of Pakistan (@PresOfPakistan) March 28, 2021
May this joyous event of colours bring happiness, peace and prosperity for all of us and our region.” “Pakistan stands committed to the rights of minorities,” he added. PM Imran Khan in a tweet he said, “Wishing all our Hindu community a very happy Holi, the festival of colours.”
Wishing all our Hindu community a very happy Holi, the festival of colours.
— Imran Khan (@ImranKhanPTI) March 28, 2021
Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi also wished the Hindu community in Pakistan and across the world a very happy Holi. “Wishing our Hindu community in Pakistan and across the world a very happy Holi. May the festival of colours bring peace, happiness and prosperity,” he said in a tweet.
The Holi Festival is being celebrated by the Hindu community on March 28-29.
The festival is celebrated in several parts of the country, especially in educational institutions.
The Hindu community is an important part of our society and their religious festivals are respected across the country. The Pakistani nation congratulates the Hindu community on the festival of colours “Holi”.
Islamic teachings and sayings of Quaid-e-Azam give us a lesson about inter-faith harmony.
After independence, Quaid-e-Azam gave a clear vision that every citizen of Pakistan would have the liberty to practice their religion.
Pakistan came into being because equal rights were not provided to Muslims of the sub-continent.
At present, equal rights are not provided to religious minorities in so-called secular India. Rather, controversial laws like the Citizenship Amendment Act were introduced to further the Hindutva ideology. Besides, low caste Hindus like Dalits are suppressed and maltreated.