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Hindus, Sikhs in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to get cremation grounds

Press Trust of India  |  Peshawar 

Pakistan's province has identified sites for the construction of a cremation ground for and Sikh community and a graveyard for Christians.

Nearly 1.25 acre of land has been identified in Samarbagh near Northern bypass of which 0.5 acre will be allocated for the construction of the cremation ground and 0.75 acre for the graveyard, sources in the Department of Auqaf & Religious Affairs, Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, said.

The has enforced Section-IV for the procurement of land at the sites identified for the cremation ground and the graveyard in Peshawar, and districts of the province.

Efforts are on to release the funds for the construction of the cremation ground and the graveyard.

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First Published: Mon, January 14 2019. 17:30 IST