New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday reserved its verdict on petitions challenging the Karnataka High Court’s decision refusing to lift the ban on hijab in educational institutions in the state.
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On March 15, the High Court had dismissed petitions filed by a section of Muslim students of the Government Pre-University Girls College in Udupi, seeking permission to wear the hijab inside the classroom, saying it was in keeping with the Islamic faith. Not necessarily part of religious practice. ,
The state government, by its order dated February 5, 2022, had banned the wearing of clothes that disturbed equality, integrity and public order in schools and colleges.
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Several petitions have been filed in the Supreme Court challenging the High Court’s decision. A bench of Justice Hemant Gupta and Justice Sudhanshu Dhulia reserved its verdict in the matter.
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