Islamabad, Jan 29 (Agencies): Facing threats to his life, a Hindu legislator in Pakistan's Sindh resigned from his seat and shifted to India, media reports said on Saturday.

Ram Singh Sodho was elected member of the Sindh Assembly on a reserved seat for minorities on a Pakistan Muslim League-Functional (PML-F) ticket in the 2008 general elections, Dunya TV reported.

After Sodho received threats, he moved to India from where he sent his resignation to Sindh Assembly speaker Nisar Ahmad Khoro, the report said.

The resignation has been accepted.

The PML-F is an ally of the ruling Pakistan People's Party (PPP) in Sindh.

Law and order situation in Karachi, capital of Sindh, and other interior regions -- where the Hindu community is in large numbers, its members well off -- has been getting worse for quite some time now.

Kidnapping for ransom of Hindu children has risen during the last few months, forcing many families to abandon their homes and shift to India or other countries.

Lakki Chand Garji, 82, who is the 'maharaja' of the Kali Mata Mandir in Kalat town in Balochistan province and one of Pakistan's most revered Hindu spiritual leaders, was kidnapped by a gang of armed men on Dec 21 last year.

He is yet to be rescued.