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Aligarh college refuses entry to girls with hijab - DOTO

Aligarh college refuses entry to girls with hijab

A distinguished faculty in Aligarh issued a discover ‘banning’ entry of scholars within the campus with out “prescribed uniforms” and refused entry to Muslim women who had been carrying hijab. The Shree Varshney School, on Saturday, directed college students to not cowl their faces whereas attending class. A number of college students returned dwelling after they had been denied entry. The scholars stated that the employees refused to allow them to in. A pupil, finding out in B.Sc last 12 months, stated that the school authorities had first requested her to take away the burqa which she was carrying whereas getting into the campus and later they requested her to take away the hijab, too. “I fail to know why they’ve an issue with our hijab. I’m not ready to go anyplace with out a hijab and the school will not be permitting us to enter the campus anymore,” she stated. Administrative officer of the school, Beena Upadhyaya, stated that this discover is a ‘reminder’ to college students that there’s a “gown code” within the faculty and the identical needs to be adhered to. When contacted, faculty proctor Anil Varshney stated, “The gown code is clearly talked about within the prospectus. “We solely need college students to observe the principles and laws of the school. We’re following instructions. The scholars have simply been informed that gown codes shall be carried out with extra seriousness now,” he added.

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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 Was cross FIR filed 0
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Date of incident: March 12, 2022
Nature of Violence
  • Discrimination in Education
  • Institutional discrimination
  • Causal factors
  • Religious identity
  • Name of the victim : Undisclosed
    Name of Perpetrator
    State Uttar Pradesh
    District/City Aligarh
    Party In Power / Incidents BJP - Bharatiya Janata Party
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