In Hyderabad, Telangana, a heated controversy erupted over the wearing of hijab during the degree Urdu medium supplementary examination.
The argument happened at K.V. Rangareddy Women’s Degree College in IS Sadan, Hyderabad, on the 17th of June, Saturday.
According to the sources, Muslim female students arrived at the college wearing hijabs but were reportedly advised by the staff not to enter the examination center with the head covered. Soon the matter escalated with an intense argument, following which a tense situation occurred.
Meanwhile, the college administration denied any allegations of restricting students to appear for exams in Hijab. The matter has now reached the government officials, as parents of teh restricted students wrote a letter to Mr. Mohammed Ali, the Home Minister of Telangana, sought action against the officials who restricted students to appear for exams in Hijab.
The minister has assured a thorough inquiry into the matter and pledged to take appropriate action against any unjust prevention of female students wearing hijabs during examinations.
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