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As a major controversy raged in Britain over the veil issue, Indian film actor and activist Shabana Azmi on Thursday suggested a debate on the question of Muslim women wearing the controversial veil, saying that as per Quran a woman does not need to cover her face.Â
“The Quran speaks about women wearing clothes to cover her modesty. A woman is supposed to cover herself to be modest. She does not need to cover her face. A time has come for a debate on the issue,” Azmi told reporters shortly before receiving the International Peace Award instituted by the London-based Gandhi Foundation.
Of course we know that Sheik Taj Din al-Hilali, Australia’s most senior Muslim cleric, described unveiled WomenÂ like juicy steak uncovered in the street and is then eaten by cats. Politicians including Australian Prime Minister John Howard, community leaders and a large number of Muslims condemned the mufti’s comments amid calls that he should be deported to Egypt, his country of origin.