Daijiworld Media Network – Udupi (EP)
Udupi, Feb 23: “Our examinations are fast approaching. They should be postponed till the High court verdict comes out on hijab row," said the Government Women's PU College girl students fighting for Hijab right.
Speaking to reporters here on Wednesday, February 23 the girls to the news reporters here, "We have requested the officials concerned also for postponing the examinations. The remaining students can also study better if our request is granted. We could not study during the last two months as we were under tremendous mental stress.”
Citing the causes of stress, they said, “We have been receiving threatening calls since the last one month as our details were leaked. Therefore, we do not use our mobile phones. Our companions were assaulted. The hotel belonging to the father of our friend was damaged. Take action against those who assaulted us. We are campaigning for Hijab. Do not involve our families in it. We do not comment about terrorist connections."
They disclosed that the officials concerned had assured of speaking with the government about postponing the examinations. "We visited the DDPI today and submitted our request. We expect that the court verdict will be in our favour," they hoped.
Going further, one of the students said, "This is a political game that is deliberately manipulating the situation. The court verdict should come out as soon as possible.”