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Tipu sultan is not a protector of Hindu temples, when his enemies got increased and wanted Hindu populace support he started coming close to hindus by some acts which appear like he is showing tolerance.
He is the one who attacked and forcefully converted hindus in kerala region.
So what? He was not hell bent on eradicating Hindus was he? Rather, he was interested in power and influence and to that end, was pragmatic and realised he had to work with Hindus. Why is this problematic for you? Marathas were similarly pragmatic and trashed Hindu temples when they needed to. Why do Hindus play this perpetual victim card when Hindus happily massacred each other (not to mention other "dharmic" bhai bhais) without any help from Muslims or abrahamics?
 

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So what? He was not hell bent on eradicating Hindus was he? Rather, he was interested in power and influence and to that end, was pragmatic and realised he had to work with Hindus. Why is this problematic for you? Marathas were similarly pragmatic and trashed Hindu temples when they needed to. Why do Hindus play this perpetual victim card when Hindus happily massacred each other (not to mention other "dharmic" bhai bhais) without any help from Muslims or abrahamics?
Marathas did not trash the temples, Tipu was a tyrant !
 

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It is not our duty to show you protests. There isn't a protest against that mandir too. There is only literary criticism.
Secondly... One wrong can't validate the other wrong.
Rulings mean nothing if no one follows them.

Again, how come I never see any protests from upright folks on mosques and madrassahs being built on land acquired illegally?
 

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Good initiative. All minorities around the world must have the freedom to practice their faith freely.
With the prevailing socio economic situation in Pakistan, I would spend that 10 million to dig water well for Hindus of thar desert and Sindh. Would buy vaccine of rabbis for common man.... at least in my understanding God would be extremely unhappy with this building.
Such buildings suits when country is over whelmed with riches.
 

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With the prevailing socio economic situation in Pakistan, I would spend that 10 million to dig water well for Hindus of thar desert and Sindh. Would buy vaccine of rabbis for common man.... at least in my understanding God would be extremely unhappy with this building.
Such buildings suits when country is over whelmed with riches.
I agree. Medicine, education, sanitation, water are more important.
 

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I think the argument here, when you cut through the noise, is one of whether the government should spend taxpayer money to construct religious places of worship.

I don't see anything prohibiting the government from doing so, however, the government should be careful about setting a precedent that could be used by the much larger Muslim community to argue for government funds to construct more mosques.

In general, outside of historical buildings and other exceptions such as forcible possession/occupation/destruction of places of worship after 1947, that the government was responsible for preventing, I would tend to side with those opposing government funds for constructing ANY religious places of worship.
I agree in principle what you are saying however we have to look at the other source of funding such builds as well.
I would rather GOP pay for such places looking at the demand, shortfall in local funding, the need to look after the minority.
The alternative would be giving way for funding from countries with an agenda. This includes funding from ME, Iran, Christian and Hindu countries.
We have seen the outcome of outside funding through 80’s, 90’s and 00’s.
 

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Who is providing the funds for this?
In UK and Europe religious minorities and communities fund for their own religious places of worship. Government does not give any money.
 

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Another gift by imported advisers of Imran khan who live in an altogether different world for them Pakistani muslims being killed on loc are cockroaches, as a Pakistani every national should stand against this pathetic dastardly move.
 
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Good sign for miniorites
Overall good sign the country is in the right secular direction , a more open minded and diverse society where good civics, education and culture will prevail.
A big slap on the extremist narrow minded losers in our country and on this forum as well. Now they can just cry and we look at them and enjoy :lol:

Another gift by imported advisers of Imran khan who live in an altogether different world for them Pakistani muslims being killed on loc are cockroaches, as a Pakistani every national should stand against this pathetic dastardly move.
On LOC those are Indian Hindus who kill us,our pakistani Hindus are as patriotic and as pakistanis like the rest of us.
 
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It's amazing to read comments not only here but also on fb by people who well travelled, educated, earn handsomely yet when it comes to be broad minded and/or follow the real tenets of Islam we all of a sudden bit a brick.
This way of thinking makes all of us, Muslims(various sects), ethnicities liable to labelled as invited/invaders
 

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This is a cornerstone for our minorities and giving them feels that Pakistan is following the principle of Madina state.
 

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