Kashmir body calls for ‘Islamic dress code’ in schools

Srinagar: Mutahida Majls Ulema Jammu and Kashmir, an alliance of various religious organizations, has urged private and government schools to ensure female students and teachers follow an “Islamic dress code”.
“The Majlis also appeals working women to observe purdah while performing their duties,” the alliance said after a meeting, chaired by Maulana Abbas Ansari, at Mirwaiz Manzil Rajouri Kadal today.
Jamat-e-Islami’s Advocate Zahid Ali, Jamiat Ahl Hadees’s Maulvi Riyaz, General Secretary Abdul Rehman, Darul-ul-Uloom Bilaliya’s Mufti Abdul Rashid, and members reprenting other religious organizations participated in the meeting and expressed the need for expediting efforts to uproot the “menace of apostasy” from the society. The Majlis also appealed aima (clerics) to highlight the issue in their sermons.

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