‘Even Muslims aren’t safe in Pak’: Former PTI MLA seeking asylum in India
A former MLA from Pakistan’s PTI Baldev Kumar is seeking political asylum in India over atrocities on minorities in Pakistan. Baldev asserted that Hindus and SIkhs are being “tortured in the neighbouring country. “Not only minorities but even Muslims are not safe there (Pakistan). We are surviving in Pakistan with a lot of difficulties. I request the Indian government to give me asylum here. I will not go back,” Baldev said. A former PTI MLA from Barikot in Khyber Pakhtun Khwa (KPK) assembly, Baldev is in India along with his family to seek political asylum.