The Pakistan Peoples Party chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari attended a Diwali puja on the eve of the holy Hindu festival at the Shiv Temple in Karachi. During his visit to the temple, Bhutto addressed the Hindu community and promoted healthy relations between the two faiths. While performing the Diwali rituals and other rites, he said that each community deserves the right to uphold  their religion’s traditions. He further deemed the minority community a valuable asset and said that a harmonious inter-faith relation helps strengthen a nation’s democracy.

Along with Bhutto, Chief Minister Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah, Senator Sherry Rahman, Provincial Minister Nisar Ahmed Khuhro, President PPP Sindh, among others were also present at the Temple for the Diwali rituals.