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Updated December 18th, 2023 at 17:58 IST

Totally Viral/ WATCH | Pakistan’s video sparks outcry as historic Sita-Ram temple converted into Chicken shop

The alleged Sita-Ram temple conversion is seen as a violation of the right to freedom of religion.

Isha Bhandari
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Pakistan: A video capturing the alleged conversion of the historic Sita-Ram temple in Ahmadpur Sial, Pakistan, into a chicken shop has ignited a storm on X, formerly Twitter. 

The temple, standing for over a century, holds profound historical and cultural significance for the Hindu community in the region.

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The disturbing incident has not only been labeled as an act of vandalism but is raising concerns about the broader issue of minority persecution in Pakistan. 

Sita-Ram temple conversion- violation of right to freedom 

The alleged Sita-Ram temple conversion is seen as a violation of the right to freedom of religion and a blatant disregard for the cultural diversity integral to Pakistan's identity.

Netizens respond to the alleged Sita-Ram temple conversion 

Social media reactions reflect the global sentiment against such actions. One user on X emphasized, "Pakistan must liberate all Hindu temples. Else they will see the other side of India." 

Another user expressed dismay, stating, “Opening a chicken shop outside the Sita Ram Mandir. After such sins, how much lower will these people stoop?”

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The international community is being urged to take notice of such incidents and condemn actions violating the basic human rights of minorities. Netizens are calling for diplomatic pressure on Pakistan to ensure the protection of minority rights, emphasizing the need for a collective stance against such infringements.

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Published December 18th, 2023 at 17:58 IST

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