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This Assamese Woman Was Denied Entry To A National Monument In Agra After Being Called A "Foreigner"

Racism is real, and it's everywhere around us.

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However, they were in for a rude shock when they were forbidden from entering the premises with their tickets, after the security personnel branded them "foreigners".

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Most historical monuments around the country have separate tickets and pricing for Indian nationals and foreigners.

They recorded the entire debacle on their phones, and were only allowed in after 25 minutes of arguing with different people in charge.

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Chanu then went home and wrote a viral Facebook post in which she outlined the incident, and uploaded photos and videos as proof of the entire debacle.

Racism is a very real problem that Indians from the North East have been facing for a long time, and going by the experience Chanu and her friends went through, it doesn't look like things are improving.

Sahil Rizwan is a social news reporter for BuzzFeed and is based in Mumbai.

Contact Sahil Rizwan at sahil.rizwan@buzzfeed.com.

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