Pakistan Declares Hindu Temple As National Heritage, Approves Hindu Marriage Bill

Pakistan Declares Hindu Temple As National Heritage, Approves Hindu Marriage Bill

Its look like the welcoming gesture that the government in north-west Pakistan has confirmed that Hindu religious site Panj Tirath like mandir as the Hindu Heritage site on 3rd January.

Panj Tirath named is due to that it has five canals inside the place. It has temple and a lawn.

This will now come under the Chacha Yunus Park and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Already Site damaged

In 1747 it was demolished by Afghan Durani dynasty. But in early 1800 century it was restored by Hindu under the rule of Sikh and the local Hindu started to worship again in this temple.

Under the act of 2016 a notification issued that the encroachment should be clear and should be handed over to archaeologist to start to build up again. The director of KP Antiquities suggests that they must to get rid of Chacha Yonis Park which is situated inside the site.

According to the Mythology, Pandu king from Mahabharat hailed from this area. Hindu use to come to take bath in the pool during the phone of Karthik. As well as Hindu worship under the palm tree.

KP government announced that if anyone found to destroy the historic site will be fined above 2 million and imprison of 5 years.

Hindu marriage bill

As the gift of New Year, Pakistan government has approved Hindu marriage bill. According to this bill Hindu minorities can live in Pakistan and register for marriage and appeal for divorce. And in this bill it is allowed to remarry

Hindus who are living in Pakistan can get proof of the marriage document “shadiparat” as similar “Nikahnama”.

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