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Centuries old traditions came to an end in US Congress

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WASHINGTON – United States Congress is a place where remarkable things have happened and they will continue to happen. Another remarkable thing happened at the US Congress today following the recent mid term elections.,

In the recent mid term elections in US, two muslim women got elected as congress members. Today was the oath taking ceremony where they both took an oath on the Quran. As huge as it may sound but this is not the end. Not only did they take the oath on the Quran, they also broke a 181 year old tradition of US Congress to ‘not cover’ their heads.This action of theirs has sparked an outrage on the American media discussing it in every meaning and context. Two newly elected muslim congresswomen took their oath on Quran and also broke the 181 year old tradition of not covering head in the US Congress. Today was the oath taking ceremony where they both took an oath on the Quran. Not only did they take the oath on the Quran, they also broke a 181 year old tradition of US Congress to ‘not cover’ their heads. United States Congress is a place where remarkable things have happened and they will continue to happen.

Another remarkable thing happened at the US Congress today following the recent mid term elections. In the recent mid term elections in US, two muslim women got elected as congress members.