Sri Lanka announces ban on face masks, including burqas

Sri Lanka’s cabinet has passed a bill banning the burqa and face mask. The country’s security minister said it was necessary for national security. Sri Lanka’s cabinet has approved a bill banning the burqa and face veil for Muslim women, citing national security concerns. Security Minister Verascara announced the passage of the bill at a weekly meeting.  … Read more

Uttar Pradesh minister calls ‘burqa’ a bad practice

Anand Swaroop Shukla, a minister in the Uttar Pradesh government, has said that wearing a burqa should also be stopped as soon as the triple talaq is over. After objecting to ‘Ajan’, Uttar Pradesh Parliamentary Affairs Minister Anand Swaroop Shukla has now given a statement regarding the burqa. He has said that Muslim women will be … Read more