Right to wear hijab does not stop at school gate; time to foster empathy towards different religions, languages: Justice Sudhanshu Dhulia

"All the Petitioners want is to wear a hijab! Is it too much to ask in a democracy," the judge asked in his judgment.
Justice Sudhanshu Dhulia, Supreme Court and hijab
Justice Sudhanshu Dhulia, Supreme Court and hijab

The right of a Muslim girl child to wear hijab does not stop at the school gate since she has a right to privacy and dignity inside the classroom as well, Justice Sudhanshu Dhulia of the Supreme Court said in his judgment on Thursday in the Karnataka hijab row case [Aishat Shifa vs State of Karnataka].

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