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Bikini, Ghoonghat or Hijab- It's woman's right: Priyanka Gandhi
Whether it is a bikini, a ghoonghat, a pair of jeans or a hijab, it is a woman's right to decide what she wants to wear, tweeted Priyanka Gandhi.
New Delhi: Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has given a statement regarding the controversy over hijab in some educational institutions of Karnataka. She said, it is the right of women to decide what to wear and harassment about clothes should stop. She tweeted with the hashtag "Ladki Hoon, Lad sakti hoon", be it bikini, ghoonghat, jeans or hijab, women have the right to decide what to wear.
Priyanka Gandhi on Hijab row:
Priyanka Gandhi said, 'This right has been guaranteed by the Indian Constitution. Stop the oppression of women.' There have been demonstrations in favor and against 'hijab' in some educational institutions in Karnataka in recent days. In the midst of this controversy, the state government has declared a holiday in schools and colleges for the next three days in the state.
Whether it is a bikini, a ghoonghat, a pair of jeans or a hijab, it is a woman's right to decide what she wants to wear.— Priyanka Gandhi Vadra (@priyankagandhi) February 9, 2022
This right is GUARANTEED by the Indian constitution. Stop harassing women. #ladkihoonladsaktihoon
Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on the uproar over hijab in Karnataka: In our country, minority people have equal economic, social, educational rights. That's why any kind of ruckus on hijab is not okay. Institutions that have their own dress code, don't hit the communal nail on it. Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge said, "This has been done deliberately to polarize votes, some people are trying to fight Hindu-Muslim but Karnataka has always been united. Political parties are working behind this."
The effect of the Hijab controversy, which started in Karnataka just before the assembly elections to be held in five states of the country, is now visible in other states. Students are seen protesting in Delhi against the ban on hijab in the government college of Udupi, Karnataka, while people from the hijab side launched a signature campaign in Maharashtra.
In Udupi, Karnataka girl students wearing hijab to a class at a government pre-university college were asked to leave the college premises. This issue has now spread to different parts of the state as well.
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