The Supreme Court will hear the Karnataka hijab controversy after the Holi holiday. The Supreme Court says that it will fix the date of hearing in this matter after Holi. In fact, yesterday, the High Court had given its decision regarding the Hijab controversy in Karnataka, in which the court made it clear that Hijab cannot be allowed in educational institutions. Now many girl students have filed a petition in the Supreme Court against this decision of the Karnataka High Court.
Senior advocate Sanjay Hegde, appearing for the girl students, demanded that the matter be heard on Monday itself. In response to which the Chief Justice said that the hearing date of this case will be fixed after Holi.
High Court had given the decision
The Karnataka High Court on Tuesday dismissed the petitions of a section of Muslim girl students of ‘Government Pre-University Girls College’ in Udupi seeking permission to wear the hijab in classes and held that wearing the hijab is a necessary religious practice in Islam. is not part of. The three-judge bench said that the school uniform rule is a reasonable restriction and is constitutionally accepted, on which the girl students cannot raise any objection. Let us tell you that a few days ago there was a lot of ruckus in Karnataka regarding the Hijab controversy, in which Hindu and Muslim organizations were face to face. After this the matter went to the High Court.
On the other hand, the petitioner students termed the High Court order as ‘unconstitutional’ and said that their legal battle would continue. On the other hand, Pakistan’s Foreign Ministry, which gave its unsolicited response to India’s statement, said in a statement, “Clearly this decision has failed to uphold the principle of freedom of religious rituals and it violates human rights.” Is.”
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