24 March.Uttar Pradesh, India
UP Minister Anand Swarup Shukla talks on Burqa (Photo Credits: Unsplash)

  • Uttar Pradesh Minister Anand Swarup Shukla called burqa an evil tradition
  • He said Muslim women will be freed from 'burqa' like they were from triple talaq
  • "There are many Muslim countries where 'burqa' is banned," he said

13 March.Colombo, Sri Lanka
In 2019, Sri Lanka temporarily banned the practice at the backdrop of Islamic bombings in churches and hotels that killed more than 250. (Photo credit: Representational/ Pixabay)

  • Minister for public security Sarath Weerasekera said the paper work to ban burqa has been initiated
  • Burqa is a body covering piece of clothing worn by muslim women
  • It's a sign of religious extremism, said Weerasekera