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Bahçeli downplays fears some will feel compelled to wear headscarves

Bahçeli downplays fears some will feel compelled to wear headscarves

Bahçeli downplays fears some will feel compelled to wear headscarves

Plans to lift the headscarf ban at universities are going forward in order to solve a festering national problem, said Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) leader Devlet Bahçeli yesterday. Speaking to his party's group meeting, Bahçeli also said that concerns over students in places outside large cities feeling pressure to wear headscarves are overblown.