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Burkinis gaining popularity among British non-Muslims

Sunday, 10 February 2013
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London, February 10:

The burkinis, which is a swimwear originally designed for Islamic women to protect their modesty, are soaring in popularity among British non-Muslims.

The swimwear, which was first worn by Nigella Lawson on Sydney’s Bondi beach two years ago, is now gaining popularity among British non-Muslims, who are keen to cover up their curves or protect their skin against the sun, the Daily Mail reported.

Burkinis are lightweight outfits made of Lycra and nylon that leave only the hands, feet and face showing and were originally imported from Turkey and Morocco before London-based companies Modestly Active and Modestkini started with its production.

According to Ismail Sacranie, sales and marketing director at Modestly Active, though first few years were a hard struggle, but over the past two years sales have grown between 300 and 400 per cent.

Kausar Sacranie, chief executive of Modestly Active, who designed Lawson’s burkini, said that she wanted to design something differentm which was comfortable and good to wear.

She revealed that Lawson’s endorsement of the burkini on Bondi in April 2011 was a turning point for her firm and is now gaining lot of popularity. (ANI)

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stupid news.

Siasat wala kya thobi chaap detha hi.Yeh jo pehene hi woh uniform jaisa hi kuch activities keliya e.g training dolphins etc.

Burka = Jurmana Rs. 20,000/- lagao.

Anyone wearing a Burka should be fined Rs. 20,000/-. for first offence. For second offence : Rs. 25,000/- for third offence : Rs. 30,000/- and for 4th and beyond : Rs. 10 lakhs and/or 1 year imprisonment.

Burka will NOT be allowed in the Republic of India., just like micro-minis, short-shorts along with tank tops are not allowed in Saudi Arabia. You can be nude at home in Saudi Arabia., but you have to wear Burka when you go out.

It is time to pay back in the same coin. You can go nude on the streets of India., but not wear a burka. If you want to wear burka, you certainly can : but within your home.

Kadumba.

If you are a Dhaid

If you are a dhaid then tell us what your religion allows women to wear? Firdt take the initiative and strip your family and wlak with them in nude then we will pay the fine for burqa to feed you.

You have an obsession wiht

You have an obsession wiht Sex.. so why blame others for that... You are MORE ANIMAL than human...**** when u want and eat whe nu want and sleep when u want

Burkinnis is Good ...!!!

Consider the Burkinnis then Bikini.This is far much better.
And regarding the curves and all it depends on how you see.If you see as it your sister then your view is different........ Change your Thinking Buddy..............

Burkinnis is not islamic

I like those Afghani burqas where everything is covered and the cattle see through a mesh opening across the eyes.

I Like Kahjurao Style

I like Khajurao style dress for non-muslim women, muslim women look good in Afghani Burqa. When your sisters/daughters and mothers wear it display them on TV and if voting lines are opened for them I will vote 24/7.

WILL BE BANNED SOON

DO NOT WORRY IT WILL BE BANNED SOON. AS LONG AS THEY NOTICED IT IS INVENTED BY MUSLIMS IT WILL BE EITHER BANNED OR GIVEN A NEW NAME IF THEY LIKE IT.SELFISH HYPOCRITES

This burkinnis is a fitna.

This burkinnis is a fitna. as you can see in the picture it clearly shows the curves and shapes of the body but covered, what the point? if you still feel like having a bite on that bubbly bums while on way to work in the morning. hehehehheheh Im bad.

Teri amma bhi ek fitna hai -

Teri amma bhi ek fitna hai - tere ko jo paida kar di, agar maar dalti tere ko to zameen pe tera bojh nahi padhta tha.

absolutely correct bro,

absolutely correct bro, totally agree with you.

slowly slowly they will turn

slowly slowly they will turn to modesty.

Mr.heheheh

If you are so bad then pls wear a burkinni before surfing the web!

This burkinnis is a fitna.

This burkinnis is a fitna. as you can see in the picture it clearly shows the curves and shapes of the body but covered, what the point? if you still feel like having a bite on that bubbly bums while on way to work in the morning. hehehehheheh Im bad.

swimwear

arre yaro this is a swimwear not a burkha.

some peoples ways are fitna

some peoples ways and observations are fitna, keep your gaze way to avoid fitna.

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