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After Naseeruddin Shah, Mohammad Kaif Lashes Out at Imran Khan's 'Minority' Remark

'Pakistan is the last country that should be lecturing any country on how to treat minorities,' the former Indian cricketer tweeted from his account.

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Updated:December 25, 2018, 1:35 PM IST
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After Naseeruddin Shah, Mohammad Kaif Lashes Out at Imran Khan's 'Minority' Remark
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Former Indian cricketer Mohammad Kaif lashed out at Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday for the latter's remark that he will "show" the Narendra Modi government "how to treat minorities", amidst controversy over Bollywood actor Naseeruddin Shah's take on mob violence in India.

The Bollywood veteran found himself in a spot after his remarks on mob lynching cases in India triggered a controversy and made headlines all over. Shah had remarked about the killing of a policeman in Uttar Pradesh's Bulandshahr district earlier this month.

Quoting an article published on Imran Khan's jibe on India, Kaif shed light on how the population of minorities in Pakistan have reduced since the time of separation.

"There were around 20% minorities at the time of Partition in Pakistan, less than 2% remain now," Kaif wrote on his Twitter page.

The former cricketer also added that the minority population back in India has grown 'significantly' since 1947.

Fans backed Kaif's take and lauded the ex-cricketer for speaking on the issue.

Addressing an event to highlight the 100-day achievements of the Punjab government in Lahore, Khan had asserted that his government was taking steps to ensure that religious minorities in Pakistan get their due rights, which was also a vision of the country's founder Muhammad Ali Jinnah.

Khan said his government will ensure that minorities feel safe, protected and have equal rights in 'New Pakistan'.

"We will show the Modi government how to treat minorities...Even in India, people are saying that minorities are not being treated as equal citizens," Khan had said, referring to Shah's statement.

Earlier, Shah had responded to Khan's jibe and asked him to stay away from “issues that don’t concern him.”

(With PTI inputs)

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