Hijab ban: Tensions intensify across Karnataka, Muslim students heckled

Tensions following the anti-hijab campaign with the aid of Hindu nationalist agencies accentuate in Karnataka’s Udupi district, as more colleges ban Muslim college students from attending lessons. Several times of a stand-off between Muslim college students and Hindu students had been mentioned in the kingdom, while the Home Minister appealed for calm. On Tuesday, numerous Hindu students carrying saffron shawls nearly clashed with protesting hijab-clad students in Mahatma Gandhi Memorial College in Udupi. Many of those students diagnosed themselves as being a part of the ABVP (pupil wing of the BJP) and the Hindu Jacaranda Vedic. Muslim women sporting hijab have been taken to a separate school room in the university and requested to attend. After no word from the universit Read More