Hussain, who is also a popular TV host and became famous as an evangelist and religious scholar, faced flak from the Hindu community, civil society and other politicians for the tweet.
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Pakistani Lawmaker Apologises for Tweet Hurting Hindu Neighborhood’s Sentiments

Hussain, who can be a well-liked TV host and have become well-known as an evangelist and spiritual scholar, confronted flak from the Hindu neighborhood, civil society and different politicians for the tweet.

Amir Liaquat Hussain, a member of the Nationwide Meeting from the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf: get together, began the controversy when he tweeted a picture of a Hindu deity to mock Opposition chief Maryam Nawaz, the daughter of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif.

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A Pakistani lawmaker from Prime Minister Imran Khan’s ruling get together was pressured to apologise and delete a tweet deemed disrespectful to the minority Hindu neighborhood after it led to widespread condemnation and requires motion in opposition to him.

Amir Liaquat Hussain, a member of the Nationwide Meeting from the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf: get together, began the controversy when he tweeted a picture of a Hindu deity to mock Opposition chief Maryam Nawaz, the daughter of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif. Hussain, who can be a well-liked TV host and have become well-known as an evangelist and spiritual scholar, confronted flak from the Hindu neighborhood, civil society and different politicians for the tweet.

Ramesh Kumar Vankwani, the PTI’s consultant from Tharparkar in Sindh province, criticised Hussain’s tweet as a “shameful act”. “Strongly condemned this shameful act by somebody who claims to be a non secular scholar additionally however doesn’t know the respect for different religions,” Vankwani, who can be the chief of the Pakistan Hindu Council, tweeted.

“Delete this tweet instantly in any other case we reserve the appropriate to demand strict motion beneath the Blasphemy Act and protest throughout the nation,” he wrote. Lal Malhi, one other get together chief from the Hindu neighborhood in Umerkot in Sindh, additionally criticised Hussain and requested Prime Minister Khan to take discover of his illogical act.

“Strongly condemn the blasphemous act of @AamirLiaquat and attraction @ImranKhan.”

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