March 15, 2022
The Hijab Row is making quiet a headline since months in India. It all started in Karnataka where Hijabs weren’t allowed to wear in an educational institute. However, the Karmataka High Court has ended all the drama behind it while dismissing the plea of the students who filed a petition regarding wearing of Hijab in educational institute.
In a historical judgement of Karnataka High Court, the court said that wearing Hijab is not mandatory religious practices of Islam. It is also not protected under Article 25 of the Constitution. Moreover, the court also said that schools uniform are mandatory to wear and no one can object it.
The hijab row, which started as a protest by six students of the Udupi Pre-University Girl’s College in January, turned into a big crisis and was also discussed at the international levels. However, the court vedict seems to be an able decision taken for maintaining equality in India.
Story By- Saayak Karmakar, Resident Editor, Interview Times
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