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ISLAMABAD (Diya TV) — The effort to build the first Hindu temple in Islamabad since Pakistan’s creation was stopped after a court challenge. Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan allocated funds to help support the Hindu Temple project, but Islamic clerics issued fatwas and vowed severe repercussions if the temple was built. There are 8 million Hindus living in Pakistan, who have to travel hundreds of miles to perform Hindu rituals.

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Ravi Kapur contributed to this report.

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