Pallu and hijab are similar, they’re a part of India’s tradition and historical past: Karnataka JD (S) chief | India Information

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BENGALURU: Karnataka JD(S) president CM Ibrahim on Tuesday drew comparisons between ‘pallu’ (unfastened finish of a sari, worn over one’s shoulder or head by ladies) and the hijab and mentioned they’re a part of India’s tradition and historical past.
He mentioned pallu was a part of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi‘s apparel and is now additionally worn by the President of India.
“Hijab is pallu on the pinnacle, some name it hijab and a few name it pallu. In Rajasthan, Rajput ladies do not present their face they usually cowl it with ghunghat, will a regulation be introduced towards it? Will these ladies be declared as Muslim?” Ibrahim mentioned in response to a query.
Chatting with reporters, he mentioned, “there was pallu on Indira Gandhi’s head, there may be pallu on the pinnacle of the President of India. Is the ghunghat on their head a PFI conspiracy? Having a pallu on the pinnacle is the tradition of India, historical past of India.”
“It (pallu) was on Kitturu Rani Chennamma’s head, whether or not you name it hijab or pallu, it’s the similar. Some say ‘paani’ in Hindi, whereas others name it water in English…however water is water. Names change in line with a language, why do you give it a spiritual angle?” he requested.
The previous Union minister was reacting to BJP nationwide normal secretary CT Ravi’s tweet on the image of Congress chief Rahul Gandhi strolling with a hijab clad younger woman and accusing him of “glorifying hijab”.
“From patronising a controversial Christian Pastor to glorifying the Hijab, Congress co-owner Rahul Gandhi is doing the whole lot to show that he and his social gathering survive on “appeasement politics”. Bharat Jodo Yatra is nothing however a COMMUNAL YATRA to avoid wasting the sinking “Faux Gandhis,” Ravi tweeted.
Ibrahim’s feedback got here on the day, when Karnataka authorities informed the Supreme Courtroom that its order that kicked up a row over hijab was “faith impartial”, launching a powerful defence of the state and blaming the PFI for the controversy it claimed was a part of a “bigger conspiracy”.
Insisting that the agitation in assist of carrying hijab in academic establishments was not a “spontaneous act” by a number of people, it mentioned the state authorities would have been “responsible of dereliction of constitutional responsibility” if it had not acted the best way it did.
The state authorities had, by its order of February 5, 2022, banned carrying garments that disturb equality, integrity, and public order in faculties and schools. The order was challenged by some Muslim women within the excessive court docket. It had additionally led to widespread protests throughout the state.

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