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Is it ok to ask girls in Kerala to tie their hair back

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Is it ok to ask girls to tie thier hair on both sides by schools in Kerala? Considering there is a rule not to?


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You have asked us if its ok to ask girls to tie their hair on both sides in schools in Kerala, India. Thank you for reaching out and asking these questions. 


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