Girl students hold demo in Badgam against ban on hijab in Karnataka

Srinagar, March 29 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, girls students of a seminary staged a protest demonstration in Badgam against the recent decision of the Karnataka High Court to ban the wearing of hijab by Muslim girl students in the educational institutions of the Indian state.

The protesting students of Al-Zahra seminary expressed outrage over the increasing incidents of the interference of government various Indian states in the religious affairs and reiterated their commitment to observe the wearing of hijab at all costs as a matter of Shariah obligation.

Meanwhile, senior leader of All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Agha Syed Al-Moosvi Al-Safvi in a statement issued in Srinagar termed the protest by female students against the ban on hijab as a reflection of the awareness and intellectual awareness of the women regarding religion and Sharia.

He said the court ruling to bar Muslim students from a religious obligation is the worst violation of religious rights of the Muslim women. He maintained that the most effective way to resist such anti-Sharia decisions is to adhere strictly to Islamic principles. KMS—22M

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