Anna Isaac looks at the controversy over the hijab in Karnataka, how the state government has reacted and whether the headscarf violates the college dress code.

The group of students who have been barred from attending classes by a PUC in Udupi for wearing the hijab stand in front of mediapersons
news Hijab Row Saturday, February 05, 2022 - 16:23

In just over a month at least two PU colleges in Karnataka have barred students from entering the classroom for wearing the hijab. Since then, several more colleges have banned the headscarf. While these young Muslim girls protest their collegeā€™s decision, there have been counter protests against the hijab by other college students who took to wearing saffron scarves. Some colleges have now reacted by banning the hijab and the saffron scarf. In this episode of Let Me Explain, Anna Isaac looks at the controversy over the hijab in Karnataka, how the state government has reacted and whether the headscarf violates the college dress code.  

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