Hindus Protest Occupation Of Graveyard Plot. By Abbas Kassar. PCP Report.
02 Jun 2003
HYDERABAD. May 31, 2003: The activists of Sindhi Hindu Sudhar Tanzeem from Tando Ghulam Ali observed token hunger strike in front of press here on Saturday against occupation of their plot of Massan (graveyard) and community center and Mandir (temple
Deewan Hiro Mal and Deewan Aaroo Mal.More led the hunger strike than 100 men and women belonging to Hindu community joined hunger strike. The leader of Hindu Tanzeem told newsmen that Advisor to Sindh Chief Minister has spread terrorism among Hindus by occupying their Massan (graveyard) and Mandir. They said because Ali Akbar Nizamani was advisor in Sindh government with Status of minister, police was not taking action against him. They alleged that Zila Nazim Badin Kamal Khan Chang was siding with the occupiers. They alleged That local administration was discriminating against the minority community and by patronizing the criminals was violating the law and justice. They demanded from authorities to get the occupation of temple and graveyard of Hindus removed by land grabbers and to end unrest among the minority community.
Meanwhile two dozen people belonging to Hindu Meghwar community from Tando Bago town of Badin district observed token hunger strike opposite press cub here On Saturday against armed attack on their houses. Jeewnai, Wali, Lakhmi and Chanda Lal led the hunger strike. They told newsmen that 25 armed men on behest of one Lady health visitor Hamida Abbasi attacked the houses of Naraindas, Jeewni and others and took their family members hostage with intention to occupy their houses forcibly. They told that Tando Bago police has refused to lodge their report a politically influential persons were backing the attackers. They along with other Hindus from Tando Ghulam Ali staged sit in on road passing by press club and blocked it for two hours for vehicular traffic which was converted by traffic police to post office road. They demanded action against armed men who were spreading terrorist against the minority Hindu community to force them to abandon their houses.