Police force should have secular image; no right under Article 25 for police personnel to keep a beard: Allahabad High Court
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Police force should have secular image; no right under Article 25 for police personnel to keep a beard: Allahabad High Court

The court held that police force has to be a disciplined force and being a law enforcing agency, it is necessary that such force must have a secular image which strengthens national integration.

There is no fundamental right under Article 25 for a police force personnel to keep a beard, the Allahabad High Court recently ruled (Mohd. Farman v. State of UP).

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