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Karnataka High Court Upholds Ban On Hijab, Says It Is Not Essential Religious Practice In Islam

Odisha TV | 15/03/2022 12:10 PM | Click to read full article

Bringing an end to all speculations surrounding the Hijab row, the Karnataka High Court on Tuesday dismissed petitions filed by students seeking direction for permission to wear Hijab in classrooms.

In its landmark judgement, a full bench of the High Court comprised of Chief Justice Ritu Raj Awasthi held that wearing of Hijab is not a part of Essential Religious Practice in Islam and so is not protected under Article 25 of the Constitution.