Hijab Row: Supreme Court To Set Up Three-Judge Bench To Hear Karnataka Hijab Ban
The Supreme Court on Monday assured to consider setting up a three-judge bench to adjudicate the case related to the wearing of Hijab in the educational institutes in Karnataka following its split verdict. Must read further on Dynamite News:
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday assured to consider setting up a three-judge bench to adjudicate the case related to the wearing of Hijab in the educational institutes in Karnataka following its split verdict.
Senior Advocate Meenakshi Arora mentioned the matter related to the headscarves before a bench headed by Chief Justice DY Chandrachud. Arora said that many girls have lost out on the entire year because they have refused to take off their hijab and sought an early hearing for interim directions.
A bench headed by Chief Justice DY Chandrachud assured that it will list the matter and give a date. The court asked the lawyer to mention the matter before the registrar.
The top court had earlier given a verdict on various petitions challenging the Karnataka High Court order which upheld the ban on Hijab in educational institutes. The judgement was given by a two-judge of justices Hemant Gupta and Sudhanshu Dhulia.
The court was hearing various pleas against Karnataka HC's judgement upholding the Karnataka Government's decision to direct educational institutes to prescribe uniforms in educational institutes.
Various petitioners have approached the apex court challenging the Karnataka HC order upholding the Karnataka government's order which directs strict enforcement of schools and colleges' uniform rules. (with Agency inputs)