What began as one college providing an act obviously to shield secularism in the class has actually currently intensified right into protests and also counter-protests throughout Karnataka, spreading somewhere else in the nation and past.

The rape rate is greatest in India because some females don’t wear hijab, stated a Congress MLA in Karnataka amid a raging debate over making use of the headscarf in the state’s colleges and universities.

“Hijab means ‘parda’ (shroud) in Islam. It is for hiding the elegance of ladies when they come of age. Today you can see that the rape price is the highest possible in our nation. What do you think is the factor for this? The factor is that a number of females don’t use hijab,” claimed the MLA, Zameer Ahmed.

Going even more with his godawful reasoning, the Congress MLA, talking with information company ANI, claimed, “But, wearing hijab is not compulsory, just those who intend to protect themselves and also those that do not intend to show their charm to everybody wear it. This has actually been in technique for several years”.

What began as one institution releasing an ordinance evidently to safeguard secularism in the classroom has actually currently risen right into demonstrations and counter-protests throughout Karnataka, spreading in other places in the nation and past.

The protests in Karnataka began after 6 students of the Federal government Girls PU university in Udupi district declared last month that they had been barred from classes for using headscarf.

Stress frayed further as some pupils in Udupi as well as in other places got in class with saffron stoles to reveal their assistance of their institutions’ hijab ban.

The Karnataka High Court on Friday, in an acting order, restricted pupils to avoid putting on the hijab, saffron stoles or any kind of religious clothes in course “till additional orders”. The court was listening to different pleas testing a ban on hijab in the state. The hearing of the applications will continue February 14.

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Last Updated: 14 Feb 2022