Muslim girls forced out of class over hijab in India
Outclass students stand firm
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The girls have been out of the classroom for a couple of weeks, although their parents approached the local administration but to no avail. It is forbidden to wear hijab, speak Arabic and Urdu, the Indian media reported.
Photos of the students sitting outside of their classrooms in a college in Udupi have gone viral. A student body staged protests to condemn the policy.
Muslim female students, just for wearing hijab, have not been allowed to enter the classroom of a government run college for the last 3 weeks in Udupi, India! Is this still a secular India? pic.twitter.com/W6NA6tsmcr— Ashok Swain (@ashoswai) January 16, 2022
Back-to-back anti-Muslim incidents surfaced in India during the rule of Prime Minister Narendra Modi exposing the extremism and hatemongering of the Modi government.