Islamabad, 5 January 2021 Tuesday
The case of demolition of a temple in Pakistan was heard in the Supreme Court today. In the hearing, the court on Tuesday ordered the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Provincial Government to renovate the Krishnadwar temple in Teri village of Karni district as well as the tomb of Shri Paramhansji Maharaj within two weeks. Only those who will have to pay for the reconstruction.
A case of temple demolition in Pakistan was heard in the Supreme Court today. In the hearing on Tuesday, the court ordered the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Provincial Government to renovate the Krishnadwar Temple and the Tomb of Shri Paramhansji Maharaj in two weeks in Teri village of Karak district. Only those who will have to pay for the reconstruction.
However, on 30 December, a mob led by members of the radical Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam Party (Fazl-ur-Rehman group) ransacked the temple and set the temple on fire. There was also samadhi, more than 350 people were named in the later FIR registered, 100 people have been arrested in the case so far.
Ramesh Kumar, a lawyer from Pakistan’s minority community, reported the break-up during their meeting in Karachi last week, after which the Chief Justice took action, then sent the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government and the Okaaf department to resume work immediately and within two weeks Instructed to submit a progress report. .
On the other hand, human rights activists and leaders of the minority Hindu community have strongly condemned the attack on the temple.