Congress will make Hindus wear hijab, says Karnataka minister

By | February 9, 2022

Karnataka hijab row: Karnataka Energy minister Sunil Kumar has said that if Congress comes to power, it will make a law to make Hindus wear hijab.

Karnataka hijab row: Karnataka Energy minister Sunil Kumar has said that if Congress comes to power, it will make a law to make Hindus wear hijab.

Karnataka Energy Minister Sunil Kumar on Wednesday, February 9, stirred another controversy amid the ongoing Karnataka hijab row, saying if Congress comes to power, it will make a law asking Hindus to wear hijab.

“If Congress gets the people’s mandate they may introduce a law that would mandate even Hindus to wear hijab. Siddaramaiah and Congress should discard such a mentality. Yesterday, DK Shivakumar made false that the tricolor was removed. He stood by his false statement.”

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In a tweet, Shivakumar on Tuesday had said: “The situation in some Karnataka educational institutions has gone so out of hand that in one case the National flag was replaced by a saffron flag. I think the affected institutions should be closed for a week to restore law and order. Teaching can continue online.”

When asked about the Alleged incident of the Tricolor being replaced with a saffron flag at a college in Shimoga district, Shivakumar said it was a shameful incident. “The National Flag is the pride of our country. Today it was brought down and a saffron flag was put in its place. The entire world is looking at Karnataka. It’s a shameful event,” he said.

“I will share the visuals where the Tricolor is being replaced,” Shivakumar said.

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The Karnataka hijab row started on January 1 after the management of a government pre-university college in the coastal town of Udupi in Karnataka barred six Muslim girls from attending classes for wearing hijab as the dress was against prescribed norms of the college

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