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Karnataka hijab controversy: Plea moved towards HC choice on hijab, CJI Ramana says don’t blow it up

The Supreme Court on Friday got here down heavily on Senior Advocate Devadatt Kamat, as he noted a petition earlier than the Court filed towards the Karnataka High Court meantime order of Thursday, which restrained college students from carrying Hijab or any spiritual apparel to instructional establishments for the time being.

A Bench led with the aid of Chief Justice (CJI) N.V. Ramana and additionally comprising Justice A.S. Bopanna and Justice Hima Kohli said, “The Karnataka High Court is listening to the remember on a pressing basis. I don’t prefer to specific anything, don’t make it a countrywide stage issue.”

Kamat said, “It’s extraordinary the High Court directed that college students have to now not put on Hijab and other non-secular apparel whilst passing the meantime order. The High Court now not solely stopped Muslim Girls from carrying Hijab but additionally stopped Other college students to put on spiritual attire. This has a long way to accomplishing consequences. This is absolutely suspension of Article 25.”

Solicitor General Tushar Mehta noted the order of the High Court now not but come out. Petitioners need to have advised this bench.

Kamat said, all the schools and colleges have been closed. “don’t unfold these matters to a large level,” responded the CJI.

“Yes milord, we have to no longer make it communal,” stated SG Tushar Mehta.

We comprehend what is taking place in the State, do you suppose we must take it to an excessive level, these issues. I don’t choose to specify anything, spoke back to the CJI.

On prayer utilizing Kamat to hear the count on Monday for the safety of constitutional rights, the CJI said, “Constitutional rights are for anyone and this courtroom will defend it. We will be listing at a gorgeous time which includes all different comparable petitions.”

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