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President Asif Ali Zardari. — Photo by Reuters/File

ISLAMABAD: President Asif Ali Zardari on Friday, by taking serious notice of reports of sense of insecurity among Hindu families in Sindh, directed the concerned authorities to allay the community’s grievances and to submit a report in that regard.

Spokesperson to the president Senator Farhatullah Babar said the president also constituted a three member parliamentary committee to visit different parts of the province to express solidarity with Hindus on his and government’s behalf and to reassure them about their security and well being.

The committee comprises of Senator Hari Ram, MNA Lal Chand and Federal Minister Moula Bakhsh Chandio.

Earlier, some of Hindu pilgrims were stopped after the interior ministry took notice of reports by some media outlets that there was a case of possible migration of various Hindu families from the country fearing persecution and danger to their life and property. the pilgrims were later allowed to cross the border.

Updated Aug 10, 2012 05:33pm

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