An image of a poster displaying Hindu-hate message allegedly pasted across Lahore by Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s party Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), has appeared on social media in Pakistan.
“Hindu baat se nahin laat se manta hai” (Hindus understand not through words, but through a kick), say the posters featuring in social media posts, written in Urdu.
Pakistani journalist Naila Inayat tweeted about it on Wednesday:
As per a report by Pakistani publication Nayadaur, the poster has been “allegedly placed on Lahore’s Mall Road on behalf of the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI)”.
The report says that “it is not yet clear whether the image is from the 5th of February 2020, marked as Kashmir Solidarity Day in Pakistan, or from some earlier time”.
The poster carries photographs of Imran Khan, founder of Pakistan Muhammad Ali Jinnah and party’s Lahore General Secretary.
Hate messages against Hindus, who form a minuscule minority in Pakistan, are routinely expressed by Pakistani lawmakers and politicians.
Another video recently put out by Inayat shows Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa chief minister Mahmood Khan saying that Hindus are ‘darinde‘ (violent animals).
“Narendra Modi aur Hinduon mein ehsas nahin hai, inmein insaniyat nahin hai, yeh darinde hai. (Narendra Modi and Hindus don’t get it. They do not have humanity, they are violent animals),” Khan is seen saying.
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