KARACHI, (Pakistan Point News - APP - 07th Nov, 2016 ) : Patron-in-chief of Pakistan Hindu Council, Dr.Ramesh Kumar Vankwani has said that the ongoing development projects in Balochistan are opening new horizons to progress for the people living across the country. He was addressing as chief guest at an event, held at Uthal city district Lasbela, in connection with 'Diwali' celebrations, said a statement issued here on Monday. On the occasion, the Dharmik Quiz, Speech and Tableau competition, was also organized by the Council, in which Baloch Hindu children participated with religious zeal.
Dr.Ramesh Vankwani, who is also Member of National Assembly and belongs to ruling party (PML-N), said that constitution of Pakistan guarantees to provide religious freedom to the minorities, adding that Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah also ensured the minorities to live according to their religious beliefs. He said that population of Hindu community in Balochistan is more than three lac. The peace-loving Hindu community is committed to join hands with other segments of society for promoting the interfaith harmony, he remarked. On the occasion, cash prizes and appreciation shields were also distributed among the participants.