Not in favour of burqa but disgusted with mob intimidating women: Javed Akhtar condemns Karnataka Hijab row

The issue reached the Karnataka High Court this week, but the court declined to pass any interim order Wednesday and referred the case to a larger bench
Javed Akhtar (Image source: ANI)
Javed Akhtar (Image source: ANI)

Mumbai

Akhtar's tweet comes days after several women in Karnataka were heckled by protestors for wearing a hijab. 
The whole controversy erupted after the Karnataka government on February 5 issued an order mandating a dress code in all schools and colleges, with a ban on clothes that "disturb equality, integrity and public law and order". 
The issue reached the Karnataka High Court this week, but the court declined to pass any interim order Wednesday and referred the case to a larger bench

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