Daily Covid-19 infections in Karnataka declined to 6,151 on Monday, taking the total positive cases to 39,02,309, according to the health department. The cumulative fatalities stood at 39,396 as the state reported 49 deaths, the health department said. Stay with TOI for all the latest updates:Read Less
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Karnataka reports 6,151 fresh Covid-19 cases, 49 deaths
Daily Covid-19 infections in Karnataka declined to 6,151 on Monday, taking the total positive cases to 39,02,309, according to the health department. The cumulative fatalities stood at 39,396 as the state reported 49 deaths, the health department said.
‘Hijab’ row hots up in Karnataka, CM Basavaraj Bommai appeals for peace
The ‘hijab’ (scarf) row in Karnataka intensified on Monday with some students seeking to defy the government order mandating uniform style of clothes as Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai issued an appeal to maintain peace.
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Karnataka hijab row: Law of the land has to be followed. If they have to study, then they must adhere to dress code prescribed by schools/admin, says BC Nagesh, primary & sec education minister. Protesting students were asked to wear uniform and attend classes but they chose to sit in a separate room & protest.
College principal and faculty met us and asked if we want to go to classes by removing hijab, they also took our attendance, says a student.
Students protesting outside campus were allowed inside campus as courtesy. They were asked to wear uniform & attend classes. They chose to sit in separate room & continue protest. Students must adhere to dress code to attend classes: BC Nagesh, primary & secondary education minister, Karnataka
Students wearing hijab come out of Govt PU College campus for lunch. (ANI)
This culture should come from educational institutions. Students should think beyond religion. Uniform is symbol of equality. I suspect some vested interest behind these issues (Udupi row). I directed cops to inquire about it as to who is involved in instigating it: Karnataka HM
Wearing a hijab & shawl (saffron) both aren't allowed into college premises. State govt has already clarified that students should wear the uniform approved by college management. Everyone should follow it. All are equal and children of Mother India.
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A group of students studying at Venkataramana College in Kundapur came in a procession to the college on Monday wearing saffron shawls. They were prevented from entering the premises by the college principal and the police personnel present there.
The hijab-saffron shawl row in the junior colleges at Kundapur in Karnataka’s Udupi district continued on Monday, with students in two junior colleges trying to defy the government order mandating uniforms stipulated by the state government or respective managements of the institutions.
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The situation is under control in Kundapura and students are being allowed to come to the colleges and allowed into the campus by wearing Hijab. There is no law and order situation in Kundapur: ST Siddalingappa, additional SP, Udupi
Two people have been arrested, three are absconding. We are trying to trace them. They had one knife and they were not locals. They are from Gangolli. They have been sent to judicial custody. The case is under investigation.
Karnataka: Classes suspended at Shanteshwar Education Trust in Vijayapura for today, after some students arrived on the campus, wearing saffron stoles. (ANI)
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Students wearing hijab allowed entry into the campus of Government PU College, Kundapura today but they will be seated in separate classrooms. (ANI)
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