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Young hindu children play inside the Hindu mahallah (neighborhood) in the old part of the city of Karachi.  The mahallah is adjacent to the Swami Narayan Temple, one of the oldest Hare Krisna temples in the country.  <br />
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There are nearly 3 million Hindus in Pakistan, a majority Muslim country that contains many important locations and temples of Hindu heritage.  The Hindu minority though faces a life of great uncertainty and discrimination particularly during the last 2 decades of political islamisation of the country.