Monday, February 14, 2011
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From: Sanjesh (PHP, Karachi)
Subject: more pics
To: Pakistan Hindu Post (PHP)
Please find attach pictures from Karachi City ,the main financial centre of Pakistan, and the capital of the province of Sindh. Projects of 2011 PHP and SRDSM Free Calender distribution is going out throwout Pakistan.
NOTE : Karachi is a home to many diverse ethnics community and Languages, Similarly for various Hindu communities from wide range including from Sindhi, Balochi, Punjabi ,Gujarati , Marwadi (Rajastani) and Madrasi or Dravidian (South India/Sri Lankan) are resident here. Presently Karachi has approximately more then 35 active Hindu temples with few in Court cases involved, But before partition or creation of Pakistan, Karachi city alone hosted more then 350 big or small Hindu place of worships or Mandirs.
Sindh's population is mainly Muslim (89%), and Sindh is also home to nearly all (93%) of Pakistan's Hindus, who form 10% of the province's population. A large number of Hindus migrated to India during the Partition of India in response to the influx of Muhajirs (Muslims) from India.
(PHP Karachi, Pakistan)
Mr.Gopinath Kumar (Executive Editor) : Appeal to entire civil society,government establishment and various International Hindu organizations should come forward for preservation/restoration of all these ancient Hindu temples in Pakistan, Which doesn't only represent Hinduism or Sanatana Dharam but a cultural heritage of Indus Vally Civilization's land of Pakistan.
The PHP Team