March 15, 2021: Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry spoke in support of the students of a private university in Lahore who were expelled after publicly offering marriage to each other.
BaaghiTV: Federal Minister appeals to university administration to reconsider decision Central to individual rights.
In his message on the social networking site Twitter, he said that voluntary marriage is a basic right of every girl, the rights that Islam gives to women, voluntary marriage is central to these rights.
He said that the university administration should reconsider its decision, considering girls as property is against Islam. It may be recalled that a girl and a boy had recently proposed marriage to each other at a private university in Lahore, but the administration expelled them from the university after the video went viral.
Both the girl and the boy have been expelled for violating the rules of the educational institution after the administration of the private university took action against the viral video of a girl proposing marriage to a boy within the limits of the educational institution. According to the notification, the university administration sought reply from the girl and the boy but they did not appear. The administration took a unilateral action and expelled the two from the university.
The university administration is being praised by several social media users for expelling the boy and girl, while some users are also condemning it.
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