Burqa Ban Comes into Effect in Austria

Austria’s law banning face veils such as burkhas or niqabs has come into effect from now. according to the government, acceptance and respect of Austrian values are basic conditions for successful cohabitation between the majority Austrian population and people from third countries living in Austria.

Exemptions under certain conditions include items like clown disguises at cultural events, work wear such as medical masks, and scarves in cold weather. There are around 7 lakh Muslims in Austria.
Important Takeaways from Above News-
  • Vienna is the capital of Austria.
  • Euro is the Currency of Austria.
Source- The Hindu


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