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  • The brown sauce wasn't the burning dish that Blynnal called burkha, but a cinnamon mint, hot but not too hot.

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  • Dinner was something called burkha, hotter even than the normal chilied foods that the Kyphrans enjoyed so much, and although I gave every trooper a huge helping, they ate it all, and didn't even break a sweat.

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  • The biggest issue with skating in a burkha is the fabric getting caught in the wheels …


  • Those days there were no veils [called burkha or pardah] covering the whole body, head as well as face, leaving only slits to see.

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  • The president was supporting a weekend call by dozens of French politicians for a parliamentary commission to study whether the burkha, which is growing in popularity in France, should be banned.

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  • Ghayasuddin Easa, Mangalore, uae mary yeruva, hyd, ksa Minister for Wakf and Minority Welfare Mumtaz Ali Khan has said he has written to Home Minister V.S. Acharya to order a probe into reported ban imposed on wearing the "burkha" by Muslim girls of the Government Composite Pre-University College at Panja village in Sullia taluk of Dakshina Kannada district.


  • Addressing presspersons here on Thursday, Dr. Khan said he had also written to the Vice-Chancellor of Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU) seeking action against some private engineering colleges which had reportedly banned wearing of "burkha" in colleges.


  • Muslim girls of the Government Composite Pre-University College at Panja have been reportedly banned from wearing the "burkha" by the local Hindutva outfits and the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad.


  • Nearly 80 to 90 per cent of Muslim girls were not wearing "burkha" nowadays and if the present trend continues, the practice would totally vanish in the next 10 years, he said.


  • The Minister said that wearing "burkha" was a personal choice of Muslims girls and nobody had the right to ban it.



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