Karnataka College Students Wear Saffron Scarves To Protest Against Hijab In Classroom

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Chikkamagaluru:

The administration of a state-run diploma school in Karnataka’s Koppa is in a repair after a bit of scholars got here to school sporting saffron scarves protesting in opposition to the Muslim girls allegedly attending lessons with hijab.

The Authorities Diploma Faculty in Balagadi, which had reportedly given in to the demand of the scholars with saffron scarves initially and requested girls to not attend lessons sporting hijab, has now determined to permit everybody to put on no matter they want to until January 10.

“We’re convening a parent-teachers assembly which can even be attended by public representatives on January 10 to resolve the difficulty. The choice arrived at can be a binding on everybody,” Mr Ananth Murthy, principal of the faculty, instructed PTI.

He stated three years in the past a call was taken in an identical assembly and that was abided by everybody until now.

“Every part was going easily however yesterday some college students out of the blue appeared within the class sporting scarves. They had been objecting to the gown code of some college students,” Mr Murthy added.

A B. Com second-year pupil Vinay Koppa alleged that Muslim girls had been coming to the faculty sporting hijab.

“Three years in the past, an identical controversy had erupted within the school and it was determined that nobody ought to come to the faculty sporting hijab however for the previous few days some girls are coming to the faculty sporting it. Therefore, we determined to come back to the faculty sporting saffron scarves from yesterday,” the scholar stated.

He additionally claimed that upon their request the faculty administration had requested the Muslim girls a number of instances to not sport hijab within the campus however they didn’t budge.

The scholar warned that if this challenge was not addressed then they’d intensify their agitation within the coming days.

(This story has not been edited by NDTV employees and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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