The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Tuesday de-situated a Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) individual from the Punjab Assembly, following his preclusion by the Supreme Court based on a phony degree.
The ECP gave the warning for de-seating Kashif Mehmood, who was chosen from the PP-241 Bahawalnagar-V body electorate. He had crushed Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) applicant Malik Muhammad Muzaffar.
The de-seating of Mehmood diminished the strength of the PML-N and partners to 178. It was an exceptionally difficult stretch for Parkash Singh when his significant other out of nowhere kicked the bucket and he didn’t sufficient cash to satisfy her last ceremonies and take her dead body to the incineration ground in Attock region of Punjab.
Parkash had been dislodged from Khyber District because of psychological oppression and the resultant military activity in the locale and moved to Peshawar where he has been situated in Hashtnagri throughout the previous 11 years.
He runs a little shop close to his leased home, but because of the Covid-19 pandemic, his business has likewise enormously endured.
“First my business was endured and it was hard to satisfy the requirements of our family and afterward, my significant other likewise passed on out of nowhere,” shared Parkash, while working in his little shop.
On January 27,2021 Parkash’s significant other passed on out of nowhere from a respiratory failure which constrained him to take her dead body to Attock, around 145 kilometers distance from Peshawar, as there is certainly not a solitary Shamshan Ghat in Peshawar or close by regions to consume her dead body.
As per Parkash, the complete consumptions of incineration was somewhere in the range of Rs150,000 and Rs300,000, which incorporated the expense of employing a rescue vehicle to move his better half’s cadaver and of three transports to ship him and 200 relatives and family members to go to the burial service and last incinerations of the dead.
“I was unable to bear the cost of the great costs and at one point I almost chose to cover her in the Muslim burial ground yet individuals from my local area gathered cash to assist me with satisfying the whole incineration and burial service function of my better half,” he reviewed.
As per the Chairman Sikh Community Pakistan Radesh Sing Radesh Singh Toni, there are 60,000 individuals from the Sikh people group residing in various pieces of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa though there are just 10,000 Sikh families in Peshawar.
He expressed that there is no Shamshan Ghat office for the Sikh people group in Nowshera, Abbottabad, Dera Ismail Khan, Bannu, Hangu, Khwazakhela and Shangla because of which the local area faces a ton of hardships and they have no other decision except for to take their dead the whole way to Attock region.
He said that individuals of the Sikh people group take their dead to Attock and their family members likewise travel to Attock for the last customs that cause difficult situations for the dispossessed families.According to him, the common government has dispensed assets for a Shamshan Ghat a few times in any case, they have not been used because of the inaccessibility of land in city regions.
Singh said that last year Rs 16 million had apportioned however the because of excessive cost of land in Peshawar buying land in city region for the development of Shamshan Ghat and graveyards was impractical.
“Finding land in Peshawar city in the distributed budget has been unimaginable. Matrah area of Peshawar was thought about in any case, individuals of the Sikh Community individuals disagreed with the public authority in buying land around there of Peshawar as it was out of the city and they felt that might act like a security issue for them,’ he shared.
In 2018, the Sikh people group additionally moved the Peshawar High Court (PHC) by looking for a request to guide the public authority to give land to Shamshan Ghat.
Gurdev Singh, a senior of the Sikh Community said that larger part of Sikh Community individuals living in Peshawar are extremely poor as they are serving low position occupations in government divisions or they run private ventures and can’t manage the cost of the great cost of taking their dead to another region.