A fresh petition has been filed in the Karnataka High Court seeking that hijab be allowed in educational institutions during on Fridays and the holy month of Ramzan.
The bench, which is hearing a bunch of petitions challenging the ban on the hijab, has agreed to consider it. An interim order from the High Court has barred religious attire in schools and colleges, till a call is taken on whether headscarves can be allowed. With institutions across the state insisting on enforcing it, many Muslim girls and young women have been forced to stay home, raising concerns about their education.
In the ongoing debate over the issue, may have pointed out that along with freedom of religion, the right to education is also a fundamental right.
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