If the government continues to focus on the minorities, then in the coming days many Rahul Devs will be ready to serve the country, says All Pakistan Hindu Panchayat Secretary Ravi Dawani
It is second good news in nine months for Pakistani minorities especially Hindu who equal 1.85% of population as per Pakistan census in 1998. Pakistan will have the first time in its history, a Hindu pilot in its air force. The youth named Rahul Dev has been recruited as a general duty pilot officer in the Pakistan Air Force.
According to Pakistani media, Rahul Dev hails from Tharparkar, the largest district in Sindh province, where a large population of the Hindu community resides.
All Pakistan Hindu Panchayat Secretary Ravi Dawani expressed happiness over Dev’s appointment. He said many members of the minority community are serving in the civil service as well as the army. Many doctors in the country also belong to the Hindu community. He said that if the government continues to focus on the minorities, then in the coming days many Rahul Devs will be ready to serve the country.
As per reports published, nine months back, Pakistani army had its first Hindu Major in its defense. Dr. Kelash Garvada – who was appointed as a Captain after completing his MBBS from LUHMS in Hyderabad was promoted to the rank of Major nine months back. He was the first Hindu major in Pak army.
Dr. Kelash is a recipient of many awards for his contributions including Tamgha-e-Difa, Tamgha-e-Baqa, and Tamgha-e-Azam. He has represented Pakistan in Uganda, Egypt, Dubai, Spain, France, Netherlands, Belgium, Italy, and Switzerland.