After PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari condemned the incident against Hindu minorities in the strongest terms, the Punjab PPP president also talked about the dreadful incident.
The Punjab PPP president, Mian Manzoor Wattoo said that their party considered the minorities as equal citizens of Pakistan and give power to them whenever the PPP came to power in the country. He mentioned that the PPP previous government increased the seats of minorities in the Senate and was also seriously considering moving a bill for representation of the minorities in the Parliament on the basis of their population.
He further added that the PPP government declared August 11 as Minorities Day, adding it was the day when Quaidi-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, addressing the Constituent Assembly of Pakistan, told the minorities categorically that they would be equal citizens of the country. He said PPP would not let the extremists succeed in making the minorities a second-class citizens living in a state of timidity and liability.