PAKISTAN Pakistan census ignores Sikhs, refers to Christians disparagingly

ASIANEWS | on Mon, Mar 20, 10:24 AM

Lahore (AsiaNews) – Christians and Sikh religious leaders have issued an appeal to the Pakistani government to ensure that the first census in 19 years is accurate and complete. Some prominent minority leaders spoke to AsiaNews noting some errors in the census’s religious and demographic categories. In particular, there is no separate entry for Sikhs, Baha’is and Parsees. For this reason, Sikhs leaders are organising demonstrations and protests in several districts. Although recognised, Chris...

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