Muslim students protest after college bans hijab and growing of beard

Muslim students protest after college bans hijab and growing of beard

Submitted by alvin on Sat, 2016-08-27 16:49 Mangaluru: Muslim students of Srinivas group of colleges on Saturday boycotted classes and staged a demonstration at the entrance of the institution protesting against the administration’s decision to not allow girls to wear hijab and boys to grow beard.Both male and female Muslims students of Srinivas College of Pharmacy and Srinivas Institute of Nursing Science took part in the protest organised by the Campus Front of India. Parents of some of the students also took part in the protest.  The protesters also complained about the college’s refusal to extend the duration of the lunch break on Fridays to allow Muslim students to attend Juma prayers.