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Abhiyan against Hijab turns violent, ABVP activists assault student for not wearing saffron shawl

Bhatkal: Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad activists assaulted a student for not wearing saffron shawl in the college. The incident occurred in Uttara Kannada district.

According to sources when Jayant Naika, a student of BA 4th semester at Government First Grade College in Bhatkal, reached the college on Wednesday, ABVP activists surrounded him and thrashed him for not wearing saffron shawl.

It must be noted that ABVP activists have ordered students to wear saffron shawl as part of ‘Kesari Shawl Abhiyan’ against Hijab.

Victim lodged a complaint against the ABVP activists. The accused surrendered in the court even before their arrest. They were granted bail.