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Himachal offers Muslim women free bus ride on Eid

IANS  |  Shimla 

Muslim women in Himachl Pradesh will be allowed to travel free within the state on state roadways buses on the Eid-ul-Azha festival, the government said Tuesday.

Free traveling facility on Himachal Road Transportation Corporation (HRTC) buses would be extended to Muslim women on Wednesday, Transport Minister G.S. Bali said in a statement.

Earlier, the government has allowed the women to travel free in HRTC buses on Raksha Bandhan and Karva Chauth.

The HRTC has a fleet of over 2,200 buses.