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Why so few Muslims in Lucknow live across the Gomti

By Raphael Susewind
The map by and large confirms that most Muslims live in old Lucknow, apart from select pockets across the river, some of which - like Ujariyaon, the isolated dark area in the East - are old Muslim villages now surrounded by modern townships (see a more in-depth analysis here). That the old city has many Muslim inhabitants can be expected and explained through the city's history; residential patterns tend not to change too quickly, one inherits one's family home.

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