Fayyazul Hassan Chohan, the Punjab Information and Culture Minister in Pakistan (file photo)
Fayyazul Hassan Chohan, the Punjab Information and Culture Minister in Pakistan (file photo)

Pak minister resigns following outcry over anti-Hindu comments

ANI | Updated: Mar 05, 2019 20:16 IST

Lahore [Pakistan], Mar 5 (ANI): Fayyazul Hassan Chohan, the Punjab Information and Culture Minister in Pakistan, resigned on Tuesday following immense criticism over his anti-Hindu comments, Geo News reported.
He was summoned earlier by Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar, where he was asked to turn in his resignation papers.
"The Punjab CM sought an explanation from Chohan regarding his anti-Hindu remarks. There were complaints against Chohan earlier as well owing to which he was sent warnings," Geo News reported quoting sources. 
Chohan had made derogatory remarks against Hindus and after the video of his comments went viral, there was a huge outcry in the country.
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan had denounced his remarks as well.
Earlier in the day, Chohan had apologised for the comments. (ANI) 

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