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Bengaluru college cites hygiene, places curbs on growing beard

Press Trust of India  |  Bengaluru 

A private college here has kicked up a row by allegedly placing curbs on growing citing hygiene, with some students from claiming that it affected their religious beliefs.

The management of the Adarsha College of said the move was mainly to promote hygiene but the issue has now been resolved.

When asked whether the college had passed any order pertaining to growing beard, a college told PTI, "No. It is not true. Already we have sorted it out. Students are already in the classroom.

There was some misunderstanding between the students and the management. Now everything is fine."

He said the students were allowed to come sporting

"We have given some direction that they can trim and come in a good shape," the said.

According to reports, some students alleged that they were not allowed to sit in the classroom because they refused to shave off their

Some students from claimed that it affected their religious beliefs.

They alleged that at the time of joining, the management did not have any problem with their beard.

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First Published: Thu, August 09 2018. 19:30 IST