Islamabad: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan pledged to protect Hindus in the country and said they will not be left alone like Muslims marginalised by Shiv Sena in India.
He was speaking on Thursday at a public gathering organised by the the party to celebrate Diwali in Umerkot, Dawn reported.
"Under a PTI government, a new Pakistan will emerge where police will not be used to harass anyone, justice will prevail and equal rights of provinces will be ensured," Khan said.
"For us, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is a test case, where we will prove that we can provide basic amenities to people and improve their living standards," he said.
The cricketer-turned-politician also said that free and fair election was the only solution to corruption and other maladies afflicting Pakistan.
Besides, PTI leader Shah Mehmood Qureshi said that last year also, he had celebrated Diwali and introduced a new trend which was now being followed by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari.