The protest against hijab restrictions in Karnataka has reached the central university too. On Tuesday, the Muslim student Federation protested against restrictions on hijab in Karnataka at the University of Delhi. The Federation raised its voice against the case evolving in Karnataka, India.
The protest is seen outside the Arts Faculty of Delhi University North Campus. Over 50 students of the Muslim Students’ Federation gathered. It included women who were wearing hijabs. Further, they were all carrying banners. “We are the people of Muhammad, we will fight for hate” and “In solidarity with the Karnatka students”, the banners read.
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KARNATAKA CM ORDERED CLOSURE OF INSTITUTES
Viewing the intense situation of protest against the hijab restrictions in the southern state, Basavaraj Bommai, the Chief Minister ordered the schools and colleges to close for 3 days. Moreover, he bade to maintain peace across the country.
To clarify, CM said, “I appeal to all students, educators, management of educational institutes and state people to maintain harmony. I have instructed the closure of institutes for the next 3 days. Additionally, all stakeholders bade to cooperate.”
PROTEST AGAINST HIJAB AND ITS RESTRICTIONS FORCING ADMINISTRATION TO TAKE ACTION
The protest started in one school and has taken a new intense face. The protest spread across many educational institutes. Such as in schools and colleges in Udupi, Shivamogga, and other parts of Karnataka. Accordingly, the administration and police need to intervene in the protests.
Besides, on 8 February, Karnataka High Courts heard a petition filed by five girls on hijab restrictions. The girls studying in Government Pre-University College in Udupi questioned restrictions on hijab. However, the matter was postponed for the next day.