The Congress government in Karnataka is seriously considering withdrawing the primary and secondary education department’s circular banning the headscarf in state schools and pre-university colleges.
An FIR has been registered against former Karnataka minister and BJP MLA CN Ashwath Narayan at Devaraja police station in Mysore for his statement that he should kill Siddaramaiah like Tipu Sultan. Karnataka Congress leaders are demanding the arrest of Ashwath Narayan. Speaking on the issue, Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge’s son Priyank Kharge said that the BJP has lost the link between its tongue and mind.
People need to be careful about what they say in Karnataka – Priyank Kharge
Karnataka Congress cabinet minister Priyank Kharge said that BJP has lost the connection between its tongue and mind. They don’t think before they speak and it has become a habit, they think they can get away with it.
The Congress leader further said, “This is not going to happen in Karnataka now. People need to be very careful about their words. As long as they are fine with their rights, we have no problem but you cannot demean the Chief Minister’s office or the Chief Minister himself and get away with it.”
Do not hesitate to ban an organization that poses a threat to law and order
On the other hand, when asked about the Congress stand on the ban on PFI and Bajrang Dal in Karnataka, Karnataka Minister Priyank Kharge said, “Any organization, religious, political or social, is going to sow seeds of discontent and disharmony in Karnataka. will not be tolerated. We will deal with them legally and constitutionally whether it is Bajrang Dal, PFI or any other organization. We will not hesitate to ban them if they are going to be a threat to law and order in Karnataka.”
What did Priyank Kharge say on the demand to withdraw the Hijab ban?
Priyank Kharge on Amnesty India’s demand to withdraw hijab ban in Karnataka: We are very clear on our stand, we will review any such executive order, we will review any bill that is against India’s economic policies is unfavorable.
He further said, “Any bill in Karnataka which brings bad image to the state, any bill which is not used for economic activities, any bill which does not generate employment can be dropped. Any bill that violates the rights of an individual, any bill that is unconstitutional will be reviewed and if need be, rejected.”