Sri Lanka bans all types of face covers including Burqa after terror attack


After the terrorist attack on April 21 on Easter, Sri Lanka took unprecedented steps and banned all the costumes, clothes, which has covered the face including Burqa. According to the reports, this decision was taken by President Guardian Sirisena. He informed the government about this decision through Twitter.

The information was conveyed late on Sunday via an official press release. The release said: "Any form of face covering that will hinder the identification of a person is banned under emergency regulations."

"A decision has been taken by the president to ban all forms of face covering that will hinder easy identification under emergency regulations," it added"

Sri Lanka's President tweeted, "The use of face covered clothes is banned so that the identity of a person is hampered, such persons can be at risk for national and public security will apply from April 29. "

Along with this decision, the Sri Lankan government has joined groups of those few countries in Asia, Africa, and Europe who have taken such steps to stop the terrorist attack. According to the Daily Mirror newspaper, there is a ban on wearing a burqa in Ching, Cameroon, Gabon, Morocco, Austria, Bulgaria, Denmark, France, Belgium and Xinjiang, a Muslim-dominated province of northwest China.

After 8 major explosions followed one after the other in the main cathedrals and five-star hotels in the country,250 people were killed and more than 500 people were injured. A few days later, the notorious terrorist organization ISIS took responsibility for the attack. After this attack, the Sri Lankan government has planned to take strong measures against terror.