Hijab row: Karnataka HC to listen to matter at 2.30 pm

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oi-Deepika S

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Bengaluru,
Feb
14:

A
three-judge
Bench
of
the
Karnataka
Excessive
Court docket
will
hear
on
Monday
the
petitions
questioning
the
ban
on
sporting
of
hijabs
by
college students
in
faculties.

The
courtroom
had
requested
the
state
authorities
to
reopen
academic
establishments
and
restrained
all
the
college students
from
sporting
saffron
shawls,
scarves,
Hijab
and
any
spiritual
flag
inside
the
classroom.

Hijab row: Karnataka HC to hear matter at 2.30 pm

In
their
order,
the
judges
expressed
their
ache
over
the
ongoing
agitations
and
closure
of
academic
establishments
for
the
previous
few
days,
“particularly
when
this
Court docket
is
seized
of
this
matter
and
essential
points
of
constitutional
significance
and
of
private
regulation
are
being
critically
debated”.

The
courtroom
additionally
famous
that
India
is
a
nation
of
plural
cultures,
religions
and
languages.

Being
a
secular
state,
the
nation
does
not
determine
itself
with
any
faith
as
its
personal,
the
bench
stated,
including,
each
citizen
has
the
proper
to
profess
and
apply
any
religion
of
alternative.

The
three-judge
full
bench
was
shaped
on
Wednesday
to
hear
the
petitions
by
the
Muslim
woman
college students
difficult
the
ban
on
Hijab
after
the
single
bench
of
Justice
Dixit,
who
had
been
listening to
the
case
since
Tuesday
referred
it
to
Chief
Justice
Awasthi
with
a
view
that
the
petitions
can
be
heard
by
a
bigger
bench.

The
Hijab
row
began
in
Udupi
with
six
ladies
coming
to
the
faculty
sporting
head
scarves
citing
their
religion
in
December
finish.
In
response,
a
few
Hindu
college students
started
turning
up
at
the
faculty
sporting
saffron
scarves.

Progressively,
the
difficulty
unfold
to
different
components
of
the
state
main
to
stress
and
violence
on
the
campus
in
sure
locations.
In
Bagalkote,
police
resorted
to
lathi
cost
when
the
crowd
gathered
in
the
faculty
due
to
vehement
protests
from
each
sides.

Subsequently,
the
Karnataka
authorities
introduced
a
three-day
vacation
from
Wednesday
for
excessive
colleges
and
Pre-university
faculties
to
keep away from
any
additional
disturbances
and
untoward
incidents
on
campuses.

Story first revealed: Monday, February 14, 2022, 9:58 [IST]

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