2965 - K'taka lecturer resigns after being asked to remove hijab; resignation letter
Chandini Naz, an English lecturer at Jain PU College in Karnataka's Tumakuru district, resigned on Wednesday after being asked to remove hijab. "I've been wearing (hijab) for three years...The right to religion is a constitutional right," she wrote. Naz called the management's decision an "assault on her self-respect". The principal said she was asked to remove hijab following HC's orders.