It was a surprise to know that a Hindu majority district still exists in Pakistan.
Yoginder Sikand has written that Tharpakar or Thar Parkar district in Pakistan has a Hindu majority though he says that the voice of the people does not reach anywhere because they are mostly Dalits/Backward Communities and the Hindu community representatives in Assemblies are mostly the upper castes like Banias.
I tried to get more information about the district but couldn't find much. If they are not in a majority by now and even if they comprise 30-40% of the district's population, it is an interesting and gladdening news. In fact, substantial population of Hindus survived the partition and remained in Sindh. They work as 'haari' at the farms of landlords. Wikipedia says that Hindu population migrated during the war of 1965 still substantial chunk of population is Hindu. Also, the tribes like Bhil live in the district.
Wednesday, May 17, 2006 at 12:23 AM Posted by Hami
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