Karnataka Protests over the hijab ban

Karnataka Protests over the hijab ban

Team Ambitiousbaba are here with a Current Affairs Special Series. In this series, candidates will be introduced to current affairs topics daily, which will not only improve their general awareness but also will ensure that the candidates do not lack in any current affairs topic. Today’s Current Affairs topic is “Karnataka Protests over the hijab ban

Controversy over the hijab ban in colleges appearing to changes very quickly with less controlled  in Karnataka, with incidents of stone-pelting and lathi charge reported from at least four districts, the state government struggled to control the situation by declaring a holiday in high schools and colleges for the next three days.

What was the issue?

The actual controversy was erupted when 6 Muslim girls at BB Hegde college in Kundapur in Udupi district has stopped them to enter the classrooms.

After that concerns and controversy has peaked when protests and opposition between students wearing the hijab and large groups of boys and girls are wearing saffron shawls in several colleges.

High court of Karnataka:

High Court of Karnataka is going to hear the petition over the issue on the hijab issue.

According to official statements by high court that HC will follow constitution not emotions.

CM of Karnataka:

Chief Minister of Karnataka Basavaraj Bommai appeal for peace as protest became violent in some part of the state and ensures all that government will follow the High Court’s order on the issue.

Government of Karnataka is waiting for the judgment from the High Court. The court also has urged for peace till it issues the judgment.

Steps taken by State government:

The state government has taken a decision of holiday for the classes 8-12 in schools, all first grade or junior colleges, and post-graduate and technical education institutions.

Right to freedom in Constitution of India:

Karnataka High Court is going to hear pleas by a group of students from Udupi that demand justice over the ban of hijab which violates the right to freedom of religion.

Question & Answer:

Q1. In which state issue over ‘ban on Hijab’ has been arisen?

Ans. Karnataka

Q2.Who is the governor of Karnataka?

Ans. Thawar Chand Gehlot

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