Hijab Row LIVE: Protests Intensify, Spread To Other States, Karnataka High Court Hearing Today

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Hijab Row LIVE: Protests Intensify, Spread To Other States, Karnataka High Court Hearing Today


Members of Tamil Nadu Thowheed Jamath stage a protest in Chennai against the Hijab restrictions

New Delhi:

Incidents of stone pelting and use of force by police were reported on Tuesday as the hijab row in Karnataka escalated and protests by students spread to more colleges prompting the state government to declare a three-day holiday for all educational institutions.

As the Karnataka High Court and Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai appealed to all students and people to maintain peace and calm, Primary and Secondary Education Minister B C Nagesh claimed that according to a report the Campus Front of India (CFI) is said to have incited the Hijab row, and this will be investigated. CFI is the student wing of the Islamic outfit Popular Front of India(PFI).

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Delhi University Students’ Outfit Protests Against Hijab Restrictions
A students’ outfit at Delhi University (DU) on Tuesday protested against hijab restrictions in a government pre-university college in Udupi in Karnataka.

The Muslim Students’ Federation protested outside the Arts Faculty in DU North Campus. The gathering comprised 50 students, including women, who were wearing hijabs.



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