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Pakistani Hindu senator from ‘untouchable’ group rejects caste

On Saturday, Krishna Kumari became the first Hindu Kohli woman to become a senator in Pakistan, after contesting the election  as a representative of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP). Kumari was elected to one of the two Senate seats reserved for women from the province of Sindh. Kumari, a human-rights activist from Dhana Gam village […]

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