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March 17, 2016 • Ego, Environment, Family

The First Time, Pakistan Declared Public Holidays on Holi, Diwali and Easter

For the first time in its 68 year history, minority communities in Pakistan including Hindus and Christians will have a national holiday observed on their important festivals. The total number of Christians in Pakistan was estimated at 2.5 million in 2005, which is around 1.6 per cent of the population.

The resolution was moved by Dr Ramesh Kumar Vankwani, an elected Hindu lawmaker of the ruling Pakistan Muslim League from Sindh. Continue Reading

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