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India Summons Pak High Commission Official, Seeks Immediate Return Of Abducted Hindu Girls

Summoning a senior official of the Pakistan High Commission, India lodged a strong protest over the abduction of girls belonging to the minority community.

India Summons Pak High Commission Official, Seeks Immediate Return Of Abducted Hindu Girls

Summoning a senior official of the Pakistan High Commission on Friday, India lodged a strong protest over the recent cases pertaining to the abduction of minor girls belonging to the Hindu community in Pakistan. As per the sources, the grave concerns of the civil society in India were conveyed to the official. Shanti and Sarmi Meghwad and Mehak Kumari, all minor girls belonging to the Hindu community were abducted in the Sindh province in the last three days. India has demanded the “immediate” and “safe return” of the abducted girls to their respective families.

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SAD MLA raises the issue

The move comes after Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) MLA Manjinder Singh Sirsa brought to notice the plight of these girls. Earlier in the day, he sought an appointment with the Ministry of External Affairs regarding this issue. Finally, he led a delegation to Joint Secretary Deepak Mittal. Mittal was informed about the situation faced by minor girls belonging to the minority community.

The MEA Joint Secretary assured the delegation that the matter would be taken up with the Pakistan High Commission on Friday itself. Sirsa has also highlighted the case of other such girls. On the microblogging website Twitter, he compiled a list of 50 girls who were allegedly abducted and forcefully converted to Islam.

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(With PTI inputs)

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