Non-Muslim students cannot be forced by school to wear hijab; should be allowed to wear sacred thread, tilak: Madhya Pradesh High Court

The Court was dealing with a case where non-Muslim students were alleged to have been forced to wear a head scarf (Hijab), while also being denied permission to wear their own religious essentials, such as tilak.
Madhya Pradesh High Court and Hijab
Madhya Pradesh High Court and Hijab

The Madhya Pradesh High Court recently granted bail to a school principal, a teacher, and a peon of a school in Damoh district, where girl students of all religions were allegedly being forced to wear hijabs and students forced to learn Islamic prayers. [Afsha Sheikh and ors v. State of Madhya Pradesh]

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