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Five Muslim women not allowed to board Lucknow metro after they refuse to remove veil

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Five Muslim women were not allowed to travel in the Lucknow metro after they refused to remove their Burkhas (veils).

The women, who wanted to board the metro at Maiwaiya station on Tuesday had no reservations about being frisked and checked by women security personnel.

However, since there were no women security personnel, male security guards refused to allow the group to board the Metro.

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