A Hindu student was forced to write an apology on an affidavit because he celebrated Holi in the university. In the affidavit, he promised that he will not celebrate Holi again.
This was done at the behest of Head of Mass Communication Department of Sindh University Jamshoro.
Activist Asad Chandio brought the issue to light and was unforgiving on this act of the university:
Meanwhile, a fact-finding committee has been established by Vice Chancellor Sindh University to inquire into the incident. Governor Sindh has taken notice of the apology affidavit on Holi Celebrations in Sindh University.
Hindu student forced to apologize for the ‘rules’ of the university:
Sindhis are angry at this attack on secular thought in Pakistan:
#Sindh #mehran university #khairpur also give show cause notice to students on #holi celebration @MushRajpar @ShahNafisa @nazsahito pic.twitter.com/S4tjZXqzok
— Riaz sohail (@RiazSangi) March 25, 2017
Fact Finding Committee established by VC Sindh University to inquire into Chairman Mass Com reprimanding students for celebrating #Holi pic.twitter.com/cAPx7RCGoL
— M. Jibran Nasir (@MJibranNasir) March 25, 2017
dis own Holi festival,this is not simple affidavit,this the reality of religious&extremist mind set imposed by state in university of sindh! pic.twitter.com/3AQBvmIXx4
— Sajjad Shar (@SajjadShar) March 24, 2017
While this has still made some lose their heads, in district Umerkot one more Hindu girl namely Hanjoo aged about 15 years was kidnapped by Ali Nawaz Sehito and converted to Islam. More details are being awaited on this case.