Muslim woman travels from Karachi to tie rakhi to Hindu brother in MPDate posted: August 21, 2013 | Short URL: https://samvada.org/?p=18092 | Share:
Harda MP: Pakistani national Shahida Khaleel’s happiness knew no bounds when she finally got an opportunity to travel to India from Karachi to tie rakhi to a Hindu man in Harda, whom she considers her brother.
After five years of efforts, the 45-year-old Shahida finally got a visa to visit India, and came to Harda on Tuesday to tie rakhi to Pankaj Bafna, who is her cousin’s friend.
“I had been trying to obtain a visa to India for the past five years. Finally, I got the visa three days back,” Shahida told PTI on Wednesday. She said her family had moved to Pakistan about thirty years back, though her uncle had settled in Harda.