After Mangalore University nod, three girls to change college ‘over hijab ban’

Mangalore University made provisions for Muslim girls to change colleges in light of the Karnataka government’s hijab ban. University College Mangalore has 44 Muslim girls, of whom 17 have not attended class for the past many weeks owing to uniform rules disallowing headscarves, which took effect after a syndicate meeting in May.
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1 weeks ago

Muslim girls walk tight rope between education and religion as Mangalore...

Mangalore University syndicate decided on May 14 that hijabs which were being worn to the degree classes by Muslim girls should be banned in colleges affiliated to it where uniforms have been prescribed. Karnataka High Court ruled that the wearing of the hijab is not an essential religious practice in Islam and that freedom of religion is subject to reasonable restrictions.
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2 weeks ago

Education News: Mangalore University VC issues notice to students protesting...

Vice-Chancellor Anusuya of Mangalore University has issued a notice to students who protested against its Hijab ban. The notice demands that the students give an explanation on addressing a press conference about the college, particularly regarding statements made against the guidelines of the college. Indirectly they had also hit out at CFI.
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4 weeks ago

Karnataka: Six students suspended for wearing hijab despite Mangalore...

Six female students of Government First Grade College in Uppinangady in Dakshin Kannada district of Karnataka were on Thursday suspended for wearing headscarves to class. Mangalore University had issued an advisory after a syndicate meeting, making uniform compulsory and asking students to remove the hijab before entering classrooms.
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1 months ago