The BJP leader who was at the forefront of hate campaign against Muslim students protesting to wear hijab to college premises in Karnataka, Yashpal Suvarna, has got the party ticket from the Udupi Assembly constituency.
On Sunday, Gandhi Jayanthi, a rally of over 10,000 people carrying swords and saffron flags and shwals and chanting slogans against Muslims marched through Udupi city in Karnataka under the banner of a Hindu militant group, Hindu Jagarana Vedika.
Six Muslim students of Udupi government college who were fighting against hijab ban in educational institutions in Karnataka said their legal fight will continue.
The Udupi district administration has imposed prohibitory orders under Section 144 of CrPC in areas around all high schools in the district from Monday till February 19.
Muslim girls of Udupi’s Government Pre-University College for Girls, who have been protesting against hijab ban in the campus, alleged that their addresses and mobile numbers were leaked from the college.
In Mahatma Gandhi Memorial College, Udupi, south of Karnataka, several Hindu boys on Tuesday rallied with ready-made saffron turbans distributed by Hindutva groups to...