Karnataka govt bans hijab, Urdu and Arabic languages & Muslim greetings

Bangalore, January 03 (KMS): Karnataka has banned hijab for Muslim students, the use of Urdu and Arabic languages and the Muslim greetings in the colleges of the south Indian sate.

The Government College for Girls in Udupi has imposed such rules on Muslim students. The students stood outside classrooms in protest against the imposition of ban on hijab, speaking Urdu and Arabic languages and the Muslim greetings.

The Principal of the college, Rudhra Gauda refused to discuss the issue with the parents.

Meanwhile, the students vowed to organise protest if the Muslim girls students were not allowed attending classes with their hijabs.