[Hijab Ban] Educational institution not a place to profess any religion: Karnataka government

The government’s only concern remained maintenance of uniformity, which it claimed was indispensable to an educational institution.
Vidhana Soudha
Vidhana Soudha

Amid the uproar over the restriction on Muslim girl students from wearing hijab (headscarves) to colleges in Karnataka, the State government has told the Karnataka High Court that it is not interfering with religious beliefs, and that educational institutions are not places to profess any particular religion [Ayesha Hajeera Almas v. Chief Secretary].

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