Adwaith PB problematizes the “Hijab Row” in Karnataka while drawing upon multiple recognized examples from texts that historically determined the extent of freedom, liberty, and citizen rights in democratic nations across the world. The young student and editor begins his evaluation by referring directly to the constitution of his country in an attempt to assess and make sense of the laws at the center of protest, controversy and media debate. The piece is published in our Acquaintance section dedicated to opinions and perspectives.

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