Islamabad, July 23, 2013
According to a Gilani Research Foundation Survey carried out by Gallup Pakistan, 62% Pakistanis believe that non-Muslim Pakistanis should be able to celebrate their religious rights freely.
A nationally representative sample of men and women from across the four provinces was asked“In your opinion, should non-Muslim Pakistanis have the right to celebrate their religious rites freely?” Responding to this, 62% said yes, 16% said no and 21% said they were uncertain about their stance. 1% did not give a response.
Question: “In your opinion, should non-Muslim Pakistanis have the right to celebrate their religious rites freely?”
Source: Gallup and Gilani Surveys
the Pakistani affiliate of Gallup International Association
The study was released by Gilani foundation and carried out by Gallup Pakistan, the Pakistani affiliate of Gallup International. The recent survey was carried out among a sample of 2606 men and women in rural and urban areas of all four provinces of the country, during June 24, 2013 – July 01, 2013. Error margin is estimated to be approximately ± 2-3 per cent at 95% confidence level.