An affront

The latest fatwa by the Darul Uloom of Deoband against Muslim women is nothing short of an affront to the Constitution. How can any organisation issue an edict that preaches discrimination on the basis of sex? Can the Government be a mute spectator?

B.L. Shishoo, Jaipur

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It is shocking that the Darul Uloom has decreed that Muslim women should not contest elections and that if they have to do they must do it with the veil on. This outrageous decree must be condemned by all.

Swetha R. Deepak, Chennai