[Hijab verdict] Eleven questions framed and answered by Justice Hemant Gupta while upholding government decision

"Secularism is applicable to all citizens, therefore, permitting one religious community to wear their religious symbols would be antithesis to secularism," Justice Gupta concluded.
Justice Hemant Gupta, Supreme Court and Hijab
Justice Hemant Gupta, Supreme Court and Hijab

The Karnataka government order allowing educational institutes to ban students from wearing hijab (headscarves) was to promote parity, ensure uniformity and maintain a secular environment in schools, Justice Hemant Gupta held on Thursday. [Aishat Shifa and ors vs State of Karnataka]

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