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Congress to raise Hijab row in Karnataka assembly

East Coast Daily | 05/02/2022 12:44 PM | Click to read full article

After girl students wearing 'Hijab' were denied entry into Bhandarkas' College in Kundapura, Leader of the Opposition in Karnataka Assembly and Congress leader Siddaramaiah alleged that the aim of this issue is to deprive Muslim girls of education.

On being asked about Hindu students wearing saffron shawls in protest against the use of hijab in the college, he said, 'Wearing a Saffron shawl has been in practice for a few days, but wearing a Hijab has been in practice for several years.