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Pakistan s first Hindu GD pilot joins air force

By Maqbool Ahmad

May 3, 2020 01:43 AM


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Social media is abuzz with the news that the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) has inducted a young Pakistani Hindu from Tharpakar as GD pilot into its squad. His name is Rahul Dev and he comes from a small village in the Tharparkar District in Sindh.

The news was first shared by Rafique Ahmed Khokhar, principal staff officer to Interior Minister Brig (R) Ijaz Ahmad Shah, through a tweet.

https://twitter.com/RafiqueKhokhar/status/1256164941456912384

Well-known TV anchor Nasim Zehra retweeted Rafique’s tweet and congratulated the young pilot on his success.

https://twitter.com/NasimZehra/status/1256231681436065792

Maheen Khan, who is part of UN’s SDGs team, also joined the voices congratulating Rahul on his unique achievement.

https://twitter.com/Maheen_Khan110/status/1256169512732409857

Blogger and author Shahid Hussain Raja also came forward to congratulate the young pilot. He expressed the hope that “he will become a role model”.

https://twitter.com/Shahid_H_Raja/status/1256177202695200768

Zunera Hashmi, entrepreneur, journalist, digital strategist and contributing author, praised the young pilot in these words “some incredible gems coming from THAR, you be the next”.

https://twitter.com/_Zunera/status/1256203077406928897

Tharparkar, a rural district in interior Sindh, has a considerable size of Hindu population, but lacks most of the basic facilities. In recent years, Tharparker has been in the news for child deaths caused by malnutrition.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pOavNaBX4NU

Maqbool Ahmad


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