Heads of Chechnya and the Minister of education had different views on the hijab

The head of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov replied to the Minister of education Olga Vasilyeva, which believes that girls should not wear headscarves in Russian schools. Kadyrov called this position a personal opinion of the head of the Ministry of education.


Previously Vasiliev commented on the ban on headscarves in the Tatar village of belozer’e words: “I don’t think truly religious people try attributes their attitude to the faith to stress”. She added that Russian education is secular in nature.


“It is surprising that the Minister instead of to improve their local leaders, their “personal belief” imposes on millions of citizens. My three daughters go to school wearing the hijab, have great grades. Olga Vasilyeva requires that they handkerchiefs? Girls this will never do,” wrote Kadyrov in Instagram.


In addition, the head of Chechnya urged opponents of the hijab to draw attention to more pressing issues.


“Drug abuse, alcoholism, crime, systemic abuse of teachers on sexual integrity of children… that’s what should concern all who are fighting with the hijab”, he said.


The Ministry of Kadyrov’s statement did not comment, reports “Interfax”.

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