TDN World Desk: Pakistani Hindus took to streets on Sunday, marched in support of the Muslims of Delhi who have been victims in the last month’s riot.
On behalf of the Pakistani Hindu community, announced that they would celebrate Monday’s Holi, a festival of colours, in sobriety and dismay.
Speaking to Arab News the marchers said that they have cut off major events associated with the Holi festival like throwing colours, playing music, and showering happiness.
The recent Delhi riot that happened on February 23, drew criticism from international body. The riot took over 53 person’s life.
“Our Muslim brothers were being oppressed and killed, and their property was damaged in Delhi. It has really hurt us and prompted us to march today,” Pundit Mukesh Kumar was quoted as saying by the news outlet.
Kumar also urged the United Nations and other international body to take necessary steps to prevent Modi’s BJP government from treating it’s Muslim community badly.
“We urge upon the UN and world community to stop Modi and his government from meting out bad treatment to religious minorities. We also urge our Hindu brothers in India to stand up for the rights of Muslims and other religious minorities,” he said