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Students Turn Up In Saffron Scarves Amid Row Over Hijab In Karnataka


Students Turn Up In Saffron Scarves Amid Row Over Hijab In Karnataka

Faculty guidelines enable college students to put on the hijab in school however not throughout classes.

Udupi, Karnataka:

Amid heated protests in Karnataka by some Muslim girls to be allowed to attend lessons carrying a hijab, a bunch of scholars once more marched to their school carrying saffron scarves. Movies from Kundapur within the Udupi district present girls and boys donning the scarves over their school uniforms and elevating slogans of “Jai Shri Ram (reward Lord Ram)” whereas going to varsity.

Muslim college students could be seen in a separate queue carrying headscarves over their uniforms. A police automobile can also be seen stationed close to the school.

Police personnel had been breaking apart teams of saffron-clad protestors who gathered close to what seems to be a market space and raised slogans, the movies present. 

Earlier movies from the coastal city of Kundapur confirmed college students of the Authorities Junior Faculty in headscarves, arguing with their principal, Ramakrishna GJ after they had been denied entry into the campus. 

Faculty guidelines enable college students to put on the hijab in school however not throughout classes, in response to officers.

However Karnataka Dwelling Minister Araga Jnanendra stated youngsters ought to “neither put on the hijab nor saffron scarves” at school.

“Faculties are the place the place youngsters belonging to all religions ought to study collectively and imbibe a sense that we aren’t totally different, and all are youngsters of Bharat Mata,” Mr Jnanendra had informed reporters.

“There are non secular organisations who assume in any other case, I’ve requested the police to maintain a watch on them. Those that trigger hindrance or undermine this nation’s unity, they should be handled,” he had stated.

In BJP-ruled Karnataka, that is the second such confrontation after protests began a month in the past on the PU Ladies Faculty in Udupi. Students there are nonetheless combating to be allowed to take a seat in school carrying a hijab.

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