Karnataka Hijab row: The hijab controversy, which started from a government college in Udupi, Karnataka, has gained a lot of attention, now actress Sonam Kapoor has given her response on this issue. Sonam Kapoor who is known for her outspoken opinion has shared a photo collage on her Instagram Story of a Muslim woman wearing a hijab on one side and a Sikh youth wearing a turban on the other.
Sharing the photo, Sonam Kapoor has asked, “This can be choice but this can’t”. This post of Sonam Kapoor is going viral on social media at the moment, this post has given people a new point of debate. Before Sonam Kapoor’s reaction on Hijab, Kamal Haasan, Richa Chadha, Onir and Ali Goni had reacted to the Karnataka Hijab controversy.
Significantly, Sonam Kapoor has a huge fan following on Instagram. She has more than 31 million followers on Instagram. She often expresses her opinion freely on burning issues.
In Karnataka’s Udupi, six female students wearing hijab were stopped from attending the class, while in Mandwa a Muslim girl student was harassed by a Hindutva mob wearing saffron shawls with slogans of Jai Shri Ram. Politics has also heated up on this issue and many veterans including Rahul Gandhi have condemned the matter. So the matter has now reached the Supreme Court.
Today in this issue, the Supreme Court of the country has asked the lawyers not to make it a national level issue, intervention will be done on this matter at the right time. The Supreme Court has refused to hold an emergency hearing on the matter for the time being.