Hijab ban in college: Student moves Karnataka High Court, claims Hijab essential to Islam

The petitioner argued that wearing a headscarf is an essential practice of Islam and denying Muslim students entry to college for wearing hijab violates their fundamental right to practice religion under Article 25.
Hijab Ban
Hijab Ban

The controversy surrounding the ban on wearing hijab to a college in Karnataka has reached court with Muslim girl filing a petition before the Karnataka High Court, arguing that the college is discriminating against her and other female Muslim students by denying them entry on the sole ground of them wearing a hijab [Resham v State of Karnataka and Ors].

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