Last Updated: Saturday February 14, 2004
Muslims are rightly condemning the decision
taken by the French Parliament against the wearing of veil/scarf by the Muslim
Women. Government of
Many people in
It is true that use of particular turban and
cross by the Sikhs and Christians are purely religious signs. But so far as
wearing of the scarf is concerned, French government has misconceived its
validity in wrong perspective. It is not a religious sign but necessary wearing
apparel of Muslim Women implying the nice and pious ladies. It objects to deny
all illegal, prohibited, and non-contractual cohabitation/sexual relationship.
It is a symbol of bashfulness and modesty.
French government is required to bring its law within the ambit of secularism. In contrast its status to be a secular state shall become doubtful. Cruel enforcement of law shall cause distrust on government. French government should reconsider its policy so far as use of scarf is concerned. It is not only to be allowed for Muslim Women but it should be extended to other non-Muslim Women who do not want to become subject of unnatural relationship. It should be allowed being the part of dress of Muslim Women.
It is a legal object which should not only be allowed but social norms should be set in a manner to attract other women to follow and use of scarf as mark of respect.
These lines are being written in good faith
without disrupting the good relationship with government of