Student with Hijab barred from NET Exam

A Muslim girl is not permitted to sit in the exam of NET in Sector 16 Rohini, New Delhi because she refused to remove Hijab. According, to the Victim officials not permitted him in the exam when she said there are no instructions about the Hijab, and follow their religion is their Fundamental right. According to the professor of Jamia Milia Islamia," what is done with the Umayya is the violation of fundamental right given by our Constitution". Commenting on the Hijab row, NTA chief has said that should not have happened and officials should have been sensitive about religious sentiments.

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Source of information News Report Place of incident School
Number of victims 1 Identity of victim Muslims
Location of incident School perpetrator Religion Unknown
perpetrator Organizational Other Was cross FIR filed Not Applicable
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Date of incident: December 22, 2018
Nature of Violence
  • Discrimination in Education
  • Harassment
  • Institutional discrimination
  • Causal factors
  • Clothing and appearance
  • Name of the victim : Umayya khan
    Name of Perpetrator Unknown
    State Delhi
    District/City West Delhi
    Party In Power / Incidents AAP - Aam Aadmi Party
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