Pushpa Kolhi has been appointed as the assistant sub inspector (ASI). She is the first woman from the Hindu community to join the provincial police force as ASI in Pakistan's Sindh
For the first time, a Hindu woman has become a police officer in the Sindh province of Pakistan after passing the provincial competitive examination. Pushpa Kolhi has been appointed as the assistant sub inspector(ASI). Kolhi is the first woman from the Hindu community to join the provincial police force as ASI.
Human right activist Kapil Dev shared the news first in his Twitter handle on Tuesday (September 3). He tweeted, "Pushpa Kolhi has become the first girl from #Hindu community who has qualified provincial competitive examination through Sindh Public Service Commission and become Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) in Sindh Police. More power to her (sic)!"
Similarly, a Pakistani belonging to the Hindu community Suman Pawan Bodani was appointed as a judge to the civil and judicial magistrate in January. She stood 54th in the merit list for the appointment of civil judge and the judicial magistrate.
According to official reports, 7.5 million Hindus live in Pakistan. It also says that Hindus form the biggest minority community in Pakistan.
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Last Updated Sep 5, 2019, 1:24 PM IST