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Watch | Young Muslim Journalist Alleges She Was Denied Job Because of Hijab

Ghazala Ahmad, a postgraduate student from Aligarh Muslim University has alleged that she was denied a job as an anchor because of her hijab.

Ghazala Ahmad, a postgraduate student from Aligarh Muslim University has alleged that she was denied a job as an anchor because of her hijab. She applied for the post in a Hindi media portal and says she was selected and her salary was also discussed. But when the employer got to know that she wears a hijab, they declined to give Ahmad the job. In this video, Ahmad speaks to The Wire about the discrimination that she faced.