In a first, Pakistan Army has promoted a Hindu officer Kelash Kumar to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. He is the first Hindu to attain this position in the Pakistan Army. Kumar’s rank was upgraded from major to lieutenant colonel during the promotion boards. He passed out from the Pakistan Military Academy and was serving in the army’s medical corps.
On the other hand, support for Lt Col Kelash Kumar and his promotion circulated on social media, with many celebrating that a member of one of Pakistan’s religious minority communities was serving the country.
Source: ARY News