Students wearing Hijabs denied entry to class

Bengaluru: Six students were denied entry into classes by college authorities in Udupi district, located around 400 km from Bengaluru, for wearing hijabs, the students and their parents claimed. The incident took place at the government pre-university college for women.

On Saturday, the parents of these students along with activists held a protest against the authorities for not allowing the students inside the class for three days.

Apart from not being allowed into the class over the dress code, the students also complained that they are not being allowed to talk in Urdu, Arabic and Beary languages.

The girls stood outside the classroom for three days in protest. The students claimed though their parents approached the principal Rudra Gowda for talks, he refused to hold a discussion on the issue.

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