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7 Hindus embrace Islam in Digri

16 April, 2005

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DIGRI, April 17 (Online): Seven Hindus embraced Islam in Digri on Saturday.

According to details, seven persons (Hindus) including 5 women and 2 men accepted Islam from the hands of Imam of Digri Jamia Masjid.

Their new Islamic names are said to be Abdul Rahman, Abdullah, Fatima, Zainab, Asma, Ayesha and Ruqia.

It is pertinent to mention that the Indian family is a resident of Tehsil Kot Ghulam Muhammad.

According to them, they are very proud to be a part of Islam as it is a religion of tolerance, unity, goodwill, and brotherhood.

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Reader Comments:

Conversion

Reading the news item confirmed my belief that pakistan is not safe for minorities. I am sure to leave peaceful life this family has convered. Secodly by giving this news, the newspaper is trying to influence other Hindus also to convert to islam.

manoj, Pakistan - 18 April, 2005

Apostacy

I wonder why everyone seems to put up and brag about how many "conversians" there are to Islam as opposed to those who dropped out of it.
I know many who have left the religion and embraced truth-searching, and read about many more who have done the same. It would be interesting to publish these, and study why they do it, then solve the problem in a civilised manner than killing them like uneducated village barbarians would.
That would be true mercy under Islam encouraged by your God and prophet, since many tell me its a religion of mercy and forgiveness when I see few of Muslim followers doing as such without hurling unducated bad words or defending it angrily without giving it thought.

AsianChick, - 08 May, 2005

Mr manoj plz get out of here we dont want u in Pakistan
if u cant be a loyal Pakistan you deserve to be in your mother india.. go there. And to correct u alot of my friends are Pakistanis Hindus and im proud of them caz irrespective of religion.. they are Pakistanis and no one change that.
Pakistan Zindabad

Pakistani, Pakistan - 21 May, 2005

conversions

in response to manoj from Pakistan(?!) i would like to clarify that Pakistan is an extremelly tolerant and safe country for all minority faiths as i have seen evident with my own eyes whenever i had the opportunity to visit this beautiful country. i have seen many Sikhs and Christians living in peaceful co-existence and getting on really well with the majority who are Muslims - unlike India which seems to be plagued with communal tensions before and after partition. So please could you Indians stop boasting about how great your Country is when it comes to tolerance and Safety - the world is a big place with hundreds of great, tolerant and safe countries.

Thank you Brother!

wasim, United Arab Emirates - 22 May, 2005

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