Young woman denied flat for being a Muslim in Mumbai

01:13 PM | 27 May, 2015
Young woman denied flat for being a Muslim in Mumbai
MUMBAI ( Web Desk) - Misbah Quadri, a 25-year-old woman in Mumbai has headed to the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) after she was ordered to move out of a flat in the city just because she is a Muslim.

According to reports, Quadri has shifted into a tidy 3-BHK apartment at Sanghvi Heights in Wadala.

However, Quadri was told broker warned that the housing society did not accept Muslim tenants. The broker told her, she would have to sign a “no-objection certificate” declaring that if she faced any harassment from her neighbours because of her religion, the builder, the owner and the broker “would not be legally responsible.”

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Within a week of her moving in the agent asked her to move out. He even threatened to call the cops and throw me out of the flat. She had move out. Even her flatmates also had to vacate the house.

Quadri said that this is not the first time she had faced such an issue. She said, she had been in Mumbai for more than 5 years. Sometimes brokers didn’t even showed her houses because she is Muslim.