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Are you any better ?

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in response to reader comment: Prostitutes had to wear hijab 7000 years ago

Submitted by Kashayar (India), Sep 9, 2009 at 05:39

What about the devdasis or temple prostitutes in India ? Remote parts of the Indian hinterland still has this custom. Sleep with a temple prostitute and you will have good rains ! Sleep with a temple prostitute and you will have a good harvest ! Why do your women cover the head with a ghoonghat in North India ? It is no better than a hijab. Not slavery ?

What makes you think that you Hindus are any better ?

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