A private nursing college
here has kicked up a row by allegedly placing curbs on
growing beard citing hygiene, with some students from Kashmir
claiming that it affected their religious beliefs.
The management of the Adarsha College of Nursing said
the move was mainly to promote hygiene but the issue has now
When asked whether the college had passed any order
pertaining to growing beard, a college official told PTI, "No.
It is not true. Already we have sorted it out. Students are
already in the classroom.
There was some misunderstanding between the students
and the management. Now everything is fine."
He said the students were allowed to come sporting
"We have given some direction that they can trim and
come in a good shape," the official said.
According to reports, some students alleged that
they were not allowed to sit in the classroom because they
refused to shave off their beard.
Some students from Kashmir claimed that it affected
their religious beliefs.
They alleged that at the time of joining, the
management did not have any problem with their beard.(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)