Speaking to the media on Saturday, Muskan said, “Hijab is our culture. It is our right. I believe that we will get the right. There should be no politics in education.

Mandya: Reacting to the announcement of CM Siddaramaiah to lift ban on the hijab, Muskan Khan, a student from Mandya district in Karnataka who had raised the slogan of “Allah hu Akbar” against a group that chanted “Jai Shri Ram”, stated that, “hijab is our right and let us live like brothers and sisters henceforth”.

Speaking to the media on Saturday, Muskan said, “Hijab is our culture. It is our right. I believe that we will get the right. There should be no politics in education.

“I thank CM Siddaramaiah, Minister Zameer Ahmad Khan, Speaker U.T. Khader and DyCM D.K. Shivakumar. I thank them for giving back our rights. They have supported our culture. We used to study at the college like brothers and sisters. It should always be like that,” she stated.

“She further said, “Hijab is our religion and we need to follow it. Because of the ban on hijab many girls were forced to remain at their homes. I did not go to college for a year. Now, I am going to PES College. The others also should come out and take exams,” Muskan stated.

At the height of the hijab crisis in the state during the previous government, Muskan had taken out a pro-Islam slogan and confronted a group of students chanting pro-Hindu slogans on the college campus.

The video of the incident had gone viral on social media.Muskaan Khan, a student of PES College of Arts, Science and Commerce in Mandya district was allegedly heckled by a group of students on the college premises for wearing a ‘burka’. The group raised the slogan of ‘Jai Sriram’ while surrounding and following her. Muskan confronted the crowd with the slogan of ‘Allah hu Akbar’.

Source: Siasat Daily