Last week, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan approved Rs 10 lakh for construction of the first Hindu temple in capital city Islamabad. Now, a leading religious school in the country has issued a “fatwa” against the idea, calling it “un-Islamic”.
The fatwa says that in Islamic nations, while repair of existing structure for non-Muslims is allowed, construction of new places of worship is not.
There are reportedly only 3,000 Hindus in Islamabad.
The report says that minority MP Lal Malhi has assured that the temple would be built despite the fatwa.
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