Pakistan: Pak Supreme Court seeks reply from Property Board on selling Hindu heritage property

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The Supreme Court of Pakistan has sought an explanation from the Chairman of the Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB) in connection with the sale of a Hindu heritage property in Karachi by forging documents. According to the report of Dawn news, the court has asked under which law the property of minorities is being sold.

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Chief Justice Gulzar Ahmed, while hearing a petition filed by Pak Hindu Parishad patriarch Ramesh Kumar Vankwani, said the directions of the apex court on protection of properties belonging to minority communities are not being implemented.

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Vankwani, in his petition, had claimed that the ETPB had obtained a no-objection certificate from the Sindh Heritage Department for the demolition of the Hindu Dharamsala through forged documents.