Senior Lecturer disrespects female student’s religious freedom rips off her hijab in Bandipora School

Senior Lecturer disrespects female student's religious freedom rips off student’s hijab in Bandipora School

A senior lecturer at a school in Bandipora, Kashmir, reportedly disrespected a female student’s religious freedom by ripping off her hijab. The incident occurred on October 9, 2023, and has caused outrage among the student body and the local community. According to witnesses, the lecturer, who has not been named, was teaching a class when he noticed the student wearing a hijab. He reportedly approached her and asked her to remove it, saying that it was not allowed in the classroom. The student refused, explaining that the hijab is a…

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Kashmir’s Pain Can Only Be Healed by the Return of Pandits: Mehbooba Mufti

Kashmir's Pain Can Only Be Healed by the Return of Pandits: Mehbooba Mufti

Peoples Democratic Party president Mehbooba Mufti on Wednesday visited the ancient Thajiwara temple and met Kashmiri Pandits in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district. The former chief minister advocated for the return of Kashmiri migrant Pandits and said that the “Painful situation” will dissipate after that. Mufti extended her wishes to Kashmiri Pandits on the occasion of their annual hawan to mark Raksha Bandhan at the temple in Bijbehara. “Despite being a Muslim-majority state, Kashmir has long been celebrated for its co-existence and shared heritage. The visit by Mufti underlined this spirit…

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