ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) authorities “won’t tolerate this nonsense”, occasion chief Naeem-ul-Haq mentioned Monday night time in response to the deprecatory remarks made by Punjab Info Minister Fayyaz ul Hassan Chohan towards Pakistan’s Hindu neighborhood.
“The derogatory and insulting remarks towards the Hindu neighborhood by Fayyaz Chohan the Punjab Information Minister demand strict motion.
“PTI govt won’t tolerate this nonsense from a senior member of the govt. or from anybody. Motion will likely be taken after consulting the Chief Minister,” Haq added.
The PTI chief’s announcement was adopted by condemnation from Shireen Mazari and Asad Umar, the federal ministers of human rights and finance, respectively.
“Completely condemn this. Nobody has the fitting to assault anybody else’s faith. Our Hindu residents have given sacrifices for his or her nation,” Mazari tweeted.
“Our PM’s msg is at all times of tolerance & respect & we can’t condone any type of bigotry or unfold of non secular hatred,” she added.
“Hindus of Pakistan are as a lot part of the material of the nation as I’m. Keep in mind the flag of Pakistan is not only inexperienced….its not full with out the white which represents the minorities,” Umar wrote on Twitter.
“Quaide Azam’s complete battle was for a rustic freed from discrimination,” he added.
Not solely did prime authorities officers name out Chohan’s bigotry however celebrities additionally chimed in.
‘Motion not simply condemnation’
“Motion not simply condemnation,” actor Mahira Khan wrote.
“At all times an excellent time to set an instance, however now could also be the very best time,” she added.
Nadia Jamil addressed Mazari, the human rights minister in her Twitter put up, saying: “Expensive @ShireenMazari1 please do take heed of the terrible means Fayaz Chohan dose to discuss a faith that belongs to many Pakistanis additionally.
“Many people have discovered his phrases racist, harmful, as they’ll incite violence towards Hindu Pakistanis, & very offensive. Plz do cease him,” she added.