The committee called the proposed amendment "un-Islamic". The committee members also discussed 'The National Commission for Minority Rights Act, 2015' at the request of lawmaker Lal Chand Malhi. Christian lawmaker Tariq Christopher Qaiser recommended the number of commission members be increased to give representation to all the minorities.
He also called for allowing the minorities to directly elect their representatives. The committee also constituted a sub-committee to further discuss it.
It will be the first personal law for Pakistani Hindus, applicable in Punjab, Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provinces. The Sindh province has already formulated its own Hindu Marriage Law.
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