July 5, 2022

Shivakti Jaiswal, a scholar, writes her perspectives at the Hijab factor to Unfastened Press Magazine. We reproduce the similar under.

“The hot Hijab controversy in Karnataka is ready extra than just a hijab. India is a democratic nation, and we are living in a charter which mentions in article 25 that every one persons are similarly entitled to freedom of selection, and the fitting to freely observe, profess and propagate any faith.

That stated, the present scenario at Karnataka colleges and faculties baffles me. Whilst I perceive the place the entire rules come from, the prohibition of hijabs simply reprints girls’s research.

Younger girls have worn hijabs for years and adhered to the foundations. Why does the establishment abruptly save you them from going onto campus with their hijabs? Must now not everybody have the fitting to specific themselves?

I feel the schooling gadget must now not restrain girls however give them the ability to come to a decision what’s best possible. The location is alarming. We’d like a greater resolution.”

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