Angry protests rage in India over classroom hijab ban
10 February 2022 | 12:05 pm
In southern India, a debate is raging over whether the government can ban students from wearing hijabs and burqas in the classroom. Last month the Karnataka state government issued such a ban, spurring legal action and angry protests across the state.
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