The Supreme Court will deliver its judgement on the Karnataka Hijab Ban issue, on October 13. The Apex Court bench comprising Justice Hemant Gupta and Sudhanshu Dhulia will pronounce the awaited verdict. The judgement is said to be significant, as the matter was heard by the court for 10-days, with the involvement of as many as 21 lawyers from the petitioner's side, whereas Solicitor General Tushar Mehta from Karnataka Government.
Courtesy: ANI News
The Supreme Court will hear a batch of appeals challenging the Karnataka High Court's order which had upheld the state government's order to ban hijabs in school and college classrooms. On August 29, the Apex Court bench-led by new Chief Justice of India (CJI) UU Lalit will hear the Hijab ban plea. The bench will also have justices Hemant Gupta and Sudhanshu Dhulia.
Courtesy: The Free Press Journal
New developments were reported in Karnataka Hijab Row after two students returned home without giving board examinations in Udupi. Pre University students Aliya Assadi and Resham had appeared at the examination center in burqas and were denied to enter despite attempts to convince invigilators, who were abiding by the HC orders, which restricted burqas at educational institutions. Notably, the two students were the ones, who challenged Hijab-… read-more