ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly was told on Friday that all religious minorities living in the capital have been allotted burial sites.

In response to a question asked by MNA Tahira Aurangzeb, Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah Khan, in a written reply, told the house that all religious minorities have been given cremation grounds and graveyards in Islamabad.

He stated that the Hindu community had cremation grounds in H-9 while the Buddhist community also has its cremation grounds in this sector.

Similarly, Christians, Bhais and Ahmadis have their graveyards in the same sector. The house was told that there is no demand of new sites and whenever religious communities will demand it, they would be allotted more sites.

Published in Dawn, July 30th, 2022

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