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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.

First Published: Tue, October 15 2013. 19:04 IST
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