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Hindus and other minorities face big challenge in Pakistan elections

Updated : July 24, 2018 03:34 PM IST

It's an uphill struggle for Pakistani Christians, Sikhs, Ahmadis and others. Minority religions make up just 4 percent of Pakistan's 200 million people; Shiites account for about 15 to 20 percent of the Muslim population.
The country's complicated electoral system allots minorities and women a small number of "reserved" seats, based on their parties' gains at the polls.
Hindus and other minorities face big challenge in Pakistan elections

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