Burqa Ban: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Sri Lankan President bans On Face-Covering in Public

Published: April 29, 2019

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena used his emergency powers to issue an order to ban burqa, veil or covering of face in public places in any manner which prevents anyone from being identified. Key Highlights The order which came into immediate effect explicitly defines that any garment or item which obstructs identification of an individual’s ..