A Couple Was Denied Entry Into A Hotel Because They Are A Hindu-Muslim Couple

Source: BuzzFeed

BY Andre Borges

This is Calicut-based couple Shafeek Subaida Hakkim and Divya D.V. They have been married for seven years.

Divya is currently pursuing her Ph.D in law, while Shafeek is a journalist and runs a publishing house called AMIBOOKS.

Shafeek Subaida Hakkim

Divya is currently pursuing her Ph.D in law, while Shafeek is a journalist and runs a publishing house called AMIBOOKS.

On July 4, they travelled to Bengaluru as Divya was interviewing for the position of assistant professor at the National Law School.

Shafeek Subaida Hakkim

They booked a room at the Olive Residency in Sudhama Nagar, and arrived at 7 a.m.

Olive Residency

“In the start, the receptionist didn’t show any problem,” Shafeek told BuzzFeed, adding that everything was fine until the receptionist saw both their ID cards.

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