Pakistan | Pakistan: Fatima Bhutto visits Hindu temple in Karachi after marriage

Karachi. Fatima Bhutto, granddaughter of former Pakistan Prime Minister late Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, set a new example by visiting a Hindu temple after her marriage. This step of Fatima created a stir on social media. Some people praised her while others asked what she had gone there to do. Fatima (40) is the niece of former Prime Minister late Benazir Bhutto and daughter of Murtaza Bhutto. They were married with simplicity in their grandfather’s library here on Friday. Fatima and her husband Graham Gibran created a stir on social media when they visited the historic Mahadev Temple in Karachi on Sunday. He had reached the temple in honor of the Hindu Sindhis, whose roots have been linked to Karachi since ancient times. According to media reports, Fatima’s husband Graham is a Christian and an American citizen. Fatima was accompanied by her brother Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Jr. and Hindu leaders. She and her husband offered milk to the deity. People on social media gave mixed reactions to this step of Fatima and her husband. Also read Twitter account ‘Sindhi Arjak’ commented on the picture, “Loved seeing the pictures.” Another user wrote, “Awesome.” Although many users asked what she had gone there to do. A user named Kulsoom Mughal tweeted, “What is the meaning of this ritual.” Another user wrote, “Well, Sindhi secularism means following Hinduism.” Zulfikar Ali Bhutto was hanged by the then military dictator Zia ul Haq in April 1979 after a military coup. Zulfikar’s eldest daughter Benazir Bhutto was assassinated in December 2007 in Rawalpindi. In September 1996, Benazir’s brother Murtaza Bhutto was also assassinated in Clifton. Murtaza’s younger brother Shahnawaz Bhutto was found dead in his apartment in France in 1985. (agency)

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