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Kashmir school principal apologises after student protest over 'Abaya' row

IANS | June 09, 2023 10:35 AM

SRINAGAR: The principal of the Vishwa Bharati Higher Secondary school in Srinagar has apologised after some students protested against the school management for directing them against wearing 'Abaya' (Long Robe).

"Today's conversation with the students and the parents has been misrepresented and in any case if it has hurt the sentiments of the students or the parents, I unconditionally apologise for the same, " the principal said in a statement on Thursday.

The statement added that it is clarified that no ban has been imposed by the school Principal or the Management on wearing Abaya.

"It is for the information of all students that they can wear the Abaya and no such restrictions have been imposed in the classrooms."

Earlier, several students had held a protest against the school management on Thursday for allegedly not allowing them to enter the premises wearing Abaya.

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