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Burqa Crime and Indian Efforts to Ban Burqua

Reader comment on item: Ban the Burqa - and the Niqab Too

Submitted by Singha (India), Aug 6, 2007 at 00:24

In Western Indian city of Pune, there were a string of robberies in jewel shops carried out by burqua clad persons.

The jewel shoppers association came up with a policy disallowing burqa clad persons from getting inside jewel shops. As usual islamist groups protested and the leftist Indian government caved in and Pune could not enforce the ban


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