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Full Text: Karnataka High Court Judgment on Hijab Restrictions in Educational Institutions

On March 15, 2022, a three-Judge Bench of the High Court of Karnataka, headed by the Chief Justice, Ritu Raj Awasthi, pronounced its verdict on the petitions challenging the restrictions on wearing the hijab in government educational institutions in the State.

A three-member bench of the Karnataka High Court on March 15, 2022, ruled that wearing the hijab is not an essential practice of Islam. The three members were Chief Justice Ritu Raj Awasthi, Justice Krishna S. Kant, and Justice, K.M. Khazi.

The 129-page judgment delivered by Chief Justice Awasthi can be accessed at the following link.

Judgment by the Karnataka High Court on Petitions Challenging the Hijab Ban

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