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In pictures: Hindus in Pakistan

Thar, a south-eastern district of Sindh province, houses more than 2.3 million Hindus, the largest Hindu population in a single district outside India. There are some traders and government employees among them, but a huge majority are farm workers and bonded labourers.

With their heavily embroidered clothes and wrists packed with bangles, Thari Hindus clearly dominate the Hinglaj pilgrimage in terms of numbers.

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