The letter comes within the backdrop of a Hindu temple and Samadhi of a frontrunner vandalized by an indignant mob in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province final week.
The umbrella physique of a number of UK-based Hindu organisation, Hindu Forum of Britain (HFB) in its letter sought the UK authorities to demand pressing motion from Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan to cease Hindu atrocities.
The Hindu teams additionally requested for a governmental inquiry into atrocities in opposition to Pakistani Hindus.
The letter quoted a number of incidents of spiritual persecution to substantiate its trigger arguing how usually such incidents of “hate crime” go unreported within the UK and worldwide media reviews.
“Last week a Hindu temple was burned down and destroyed by a mob consisting of thousands of fanatics led by Muslim clerics in the Khyber region of Pakistan,” learn the letter.
Recently, a mass public opposition was orchestrated in opposition to the constructing of a Hindu temple in Pakistan’s capital, Islamabad. There have additionally been high-profile instances of abduction and compelled conversions of Hindu ladies, famous the Hindu teams.
The letter endorsed by Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh UK, Hindu Council UK, Vishwa Hindu Parishad and National Council of Hindu Temples UK, stated that such incidents are a part of a systemic anti-Hindu agenda.
“This is just the tip of what we believe to be the systematic mass scale anti-Hindu agenda, fed by anti-Hindu sentiments openly promoted by Islamic clerics….such as late Islamic extremist Khadim Rizvi,” the letter learn.
The high-profile Islamic determine in Pakistan, Rizvi had publicly opposed the development of a temple in Islamabad.
“We ask you Prime Minister to set up a governmental inquiry into this issue and to ask all good democracies around the world, via the United Nations, to replicate a similar type of inquiry,” urged the Hindu teams.
The letter additionally underlined how the inhabitants of Muslim minorities in India has elevated since 1947 to comprise 15 per cent of the inhabitants right now whereas the minorities in Pakistan proceed to be decimated.
The letter argued that the persecution of Hindus in Pakistan has been occurring “since before the Kashmir dispute and tensions before the Babri Masjid affair.”