Hijabi student Lamya Majeed bags 7 gold medals at the University of Mysore

Amid the ongoing hijab row in Karnataka, another hijab-wearing student Lamya Majeed bagged seven gold medals and two cash prizes in M.Sc Botany at the 102nd convocation of the University of Mysore.

Majeed, who is a native of Mangalore in Karnataka is currently working on her master’s thesis at the University of Mysore. She opted to study M.Sc Botany but didn’t have anything specific in her mind. As the years passed and she developed an interest in the subject and wants to engage in research works to help farmers.

Interested in plant pathology and plant disease, Lamya has also applied to go abroad for more research work, especially in the UK. She has also cleared the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE).

Earlier, hijabi girl Bushra Mateen, a civil engineering student from SLN college of engineering in Karnataka’s Raichur district broke all previous records by winning the highest number of 16 gold medals in the 21st annual convocation ceremony of Visvesvaraya Technology Institute in Belagavi on March 10.

On Tuesday, the University of Mysore held its 102nd convocation at Crawford Hall. Governor Thaawarchand Gehlot awarded medals to students including P. Mahadevaswamy who was the center of attention as he bagged 14 gold medals and 3 cash prizes in MA Kannada and V. Tejaswini who secured 9 gold medals and 10 cash prizes in BA.

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