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India’s hijab dispute reaches its most populous state

LUCKNOW, India, Feb 15 – A dispute over restrictions on the wearing of the hijab by female students in a southern Indian state has now reached India’s most populous state of Uttar Pradesh, with a group of youngsters asking a college to ban the head covering. Authorities closed […]

Some schools reopen in Indian state after hijab dispute

UDUPI, India, Feb 14 – Some schools reopened in the Indian state of Karnataka on Monday after closing last week when protests erupted over students being barred from wearing the hijab in class. The issue, widely seen by India’s Muslim minority community as a bid to sideline it […]

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