Ballia (Uttar Pradesh): Ahead of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath’s appearance at a rally, a Muslim woman was allegedly forced to remove her burqa by women police officers in Uttar Pradesh’s Ballia.
In the video which was shot by journalists, she can be seen removing her Hijab. Cops can also be seen.
The woman, who identified herself as Saira, said she was a BJP worker and had come to the rally from her village
According to the officials, the restriction was imposed to prevent any attempt to show black flag at the rally. Senior police officer promised an inquiry of the incident.
Three days back, black flags were shown to Yogi Adityanath in Meerut. He visited the town to address local bodies’ election rally, NDTV reported.