Burqa: 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 ..
Some facts on Ban on burqa, niqab, hijab in Europe
Published: October 30, 2011
The burqa, niqab or hijab issue is part of a heated debate about multiculturalism in Europe. The issues involved are religious freedom, female equality, secular traditions and even fears of terrorism. Recently, a parliamentary commission in Italy has approved a draft law banning women from wearing in public a burqa, niqab, hijab or any other ..