UK School asked Sikh girls to remove turbans

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Sikh turbans worn by girls were misunderstood for a fashionable item.

Teachers in UK ordered two minor Sikh girls to remove their turban, who mistook the traditional religious headdress as ‘fashionable items’, that led to a protest by their families.

Simranjot Kaur, 13, and Prasimran Kaur, 11, studied at St.Anne’s Catholic School in Southampton, Hampshire. They were asked to take off their traditional religious headwear by teacher Lyn Bourne.

The girls were baptised Khalsa Sikhs with the compulsory Sikh surname Kaur. They said that the school claimed that they wear it for style.

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