The incident took place in the afternoon when the women’s wing of Congress led by Kalyan’s district president Kanchan Kulkarni organised a protest against the Karnataka government and the Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) over the hijab row.
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During the protest, some Muslim women in hijab came near protest site and blamed the Congress workers for doing politics over the issue. An argument broke out between some of the women and the protesters. The atmosphere became tense as two groups suddenly started arguing.
The women in hijab targeted protestors saying wearing hijab is our fundamental right and that the Congress is only doing politics.
Due to the large number of women gathered, there was a traffic jam in the area. Meanwhile, looking at the dispute, policemen removed Muslim women from the spot.
Women Congress’s district president Kanchan Kulkarni has alleged that some women deliberately were sent to disrupt the agitation. Kulkarni said that she did not have a clue from where these women came and she claimed that she will make police complaint over same.