Those not wearing hijab do not become sinners under Islam: Why Karnataka High Court upheld Hijab ban

Hijab is not an essential practice of Islam or a matter of conscience and the issue of hijab was generated and blown out of proportion, the Court said

The Karnataka High Court on Tuesday has upheld the State government order (GO) of February 5 effectively empowering colleges to ban the wearing of hijab (headscarves) by Muslim girl students in educational institutions in the State [Smt Resham v State of Karnataka and Ors].

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