Bengaluru: In Karnataka, wearing hijab has been denied permission to appear in government competitive exams. Muslim organizations have protested against this.
In Karnataka, the competitive examination was held on the last 6th by the State Government Staff Selection Board. In this, wearing turban, hijab, talisman was denied permission to take the exam.
In Mysuru, a video of female graduates being allowed to enter the examination center after removing their thali created controversy. ABVP student organization protested against the government in this matter.
Accordingly, the Karnataka Staff Selection Commission has announced a new rule. It said, “It is no longer allowed to wear turbans and hijabs in exam centers. This decision has been taken to prevent irregularities in the examination. At the same time, it is allowed to write the exam wearing ornaments such as thali and neck chain.
Muslim organizations have protested against the ban on wearing the hijab. Private college professor Umaina Begum says, “During the previous BJP rule, Muslim girls were banned from wearing hijab in schools and colleges. The Congress opposed it then, and now the ruling party is taking the same action,” he said.