Karnataka Government / Karnataka will give exams wearing hijab - big relief for Muslim girl students

Zoom News : Oct 23, 2023, 12:26 PM
Karnataka Government: Karnataka Government has taken a big decision regarding hijab. The government has allowed girl students to wear hijab during competitive examinations. After this decision of the government, girl students will be able to take exams wearing hijab. Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and state Education Minister MC Sudhakar had held a review meeting regarding the hijab issue. Keeping all the things in mind, it was decided in the meeting that girl students should be allowed to wear hijab during the examination.

In this matter, Education Minister MC Sudhakar says that some people are trying to create controversy regarding hijab, these people want to spoil the atmosphere as well as create confusion by raising objection on wearing hijab in the examination. Further, the Education Minister said that the government has taken this decision keeping in mind the freedom of all people. He said that even in NEET exam, it is allowed to give paper wearing hijab. Any person can take the exam wearing clothes as per his choice. There will be no restriction of any kind on that.

There was an uproar over hijab in 2022

It is noteworthy that there was a lot of uproar in Karnataka regarding wearing hijab. In 2022, the administration had banned girl students from wearing hijab in PU Government College in Udupi district. He was not allowed to enter the college. There was a lot of uproar regarding this matter. The girl students had protested fiercely outside the college against the college's decision.

There were protests on the streets

This decision of the college gained momentum. In many colleges of Udupi, students started leaving with saffron colored scarves wrapped around their necks. Gradually the issue spread to other parts of Karnataka also. Due to which people had come out on the streets and protested fiercely. The politics of Karnataka had also heated up regarding this issue.