“Show Courage by not wearing burqa,” Kangana Ranaut on hijab row.
On Thursday, Kangana Ranaut urged the girls to "break free" and not cage yourself. ""If you want to show courage, show it by not wearing burqa in Afghanistan. Learn to break free, not cage yourself," she wrote in an Instagram story.
Meanwhile, the Hijab row started in Karnataka in December end when a few students started coming to the government pre-university college in Udupi wearing Hijab. To protest against it, some Hindu students turned up wearing saffron scarves.
The row spread to other educational institutions in different parts of Karnataka, and the protests took a violent turn at someplace earlier this week, prompting the government on Tuesday to declare three days holiday for the institutions.
The protests have drawn the attention of the entire nation and the women fighting to practice their religion has found supporters all across the country.
Kangana Ranaut, on the other hand, was last seen in the film Thalaivii. Next, she has Dhaakad and Tejas in the pipeline. She has also taken upon the role of a producer for the film Tiku Weds Sheru. The maiden project of her production house Manikarnika Films, Tiku Weds Sheru stars Nawazuddin Siddique and Avneet Kaur in lead roles.
Previously, actress turned politician, Hema Malini had reacted to the controversy and told ANI, “Schools are for education and religious matters should not be taken there. Every school has a uniform that should be respected. You can wear whatever you want outside the school.”