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Majority support for hijab ban in schools and colleges

Newsroom Odisha | 16/03/2022 04:21 PM | Click to read full article

In a survey conducted across India on the issue, close to 68 percent of the respondents agreed with the High Court verdict while close to 27 percent disagreed.

Voters of opposition parties appeared less enthusiastic than NDA supporters in welcoming the verdict that effectively disallows Muslim girls from wearing hijabs inside educational institutions, particularly inside classrooms. More than 36 percent of opposition voters disagreed with the High Court.