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Pakistan appoints Hindu Woman as Civil Judge

Pakistan appoints Hindu Woman as Civil Judge
Pakistan appoints Hindu Woman as Civil Judge

Islamabad sources stated that Suman Kumari has become the first Hindu woman in Pakistan to be appointed as a civil judge. As per report Suman, who hails from Qambar-Shahdadkot, will serve in her native district and she passed her LLB examination from Hyderabad and did her masters in law from Karachi's Szabist University.

Meanwhile according to Pawan Kumar Bodan, her father, Suman wants to provide free legal assistance to the poor in Qambar-Shahdadkot. Her father said "Suman has opted for a challenging profession, but he is sure she will go places through hard work and honesty”. Furthermore her father is an eye specialist while Suman's elder sister is a software engineer and another sister is a chartered accountant.

Pakistan appoints Hindu Woman as Civil Judge

Moreover this is not the first time that a person from the Hindu community has been appointed as a judge. Apparently the first judge from the Hindu community was Justice Rana Bhagwandas, who served as the acting chief justice for brief periods between 2005 and 2007. Further Hindus make up nearly 2% of Pakistan's total population and Hinduism remains the second largest religion in Pakistan after Islam.

Pakistan appoints Hindu Woman as Civil Judge
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