Karnataka's Hijab Row: 6 Lakh To Appear For Exams Today

PUBLISHED ON: April 22, 2022 | Duration: 3 min, 28 sec

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Udupi, in Karnataka, the epicentre of the hijab ban controversy sees strict surveillance with police deployed outside educational institutions. Over 6 lakh students are expected to take their second pre-university exams starting today. The original hijab ban petitioners have not collected their hall tickets yet, says the principal. However, sources close to the students say they will enter the premises wearing the hijab and that they want to wear their hijab and take their exams. The controversy surrounding the hijab ban had escalated and the implementation of the dress code has been widely critiqued across the world. 
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