Vicky Nanjappa

Journalism for Vertebrates®

The hijab row and how Pakistan’s fake news factories have woken up

New Delhi, Feb 14: The fake news factories are in full flow following the hijab issue that erupted in Karnataka a week back. The court has taken cognisance of the matter and will pass a detailed judgment sometime this week.

In the wake of this, the Lashkar-e-Tayiba and Jaish-e-Mohammad-e-Mohammad shot a video of a minor Tajik girl burning a burqa and circulated it widely claiming that the incident took place in India.

Following this the Haqqani Network in Afghanistan launched a campaign to make the hijab compulsory.

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