Every citizen has a right to profess any faith, but….Karnataka HC on hijab issue


New Delhi, Feb 11: The Karnataka High Court said that it would pass appropriate orders relating to the hijab issue that has been dominating headlines.

The three judge Bench of the High Court said, “firstly, we are pained by the ongoing agitations and closure of educational institutions since the past few days, especially when this Court is seized off this matter and important issues of constitutional significance and of personal law are being seriously debated.

It hardly needs to be mentioned that ours is a country of plural cultures, religions and languages. Being a secular State, it does not identify itself with any religion as its own, the Bench said.

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