Dushyant Dave further argues that if women choose to wear hijab, whose rights are violated by this? other students or the school.
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The hearing on the hijab case is going on in the Supreme Court on Tuesday. The bench comprising Justices Hemant Gupta and Sundasu Thulia is investigating the case. During this, Dushyant Dave said, a decision must be made as to whether any religious practice is an essential part of religion or not. The question always arises whether religious communities follow religious practices or not. He said that everyone has different ways of seeing Shaktiman. People wear black clothes while visiting Saharimalai. That is the tradition. Everyone has the right to enjoy freedom of religion as privately and individually as possible. The only condition is not to offend anyone’s feelings.
Dushyant Dave further argues that if women choose to wear hijab, whose rights are violated by this? other students or the school. In fact, Justice Gupta had said that uniform is the best condition. By wearing the same clothes, students look the same whether they are rich or poor. Hijab is a symbol of dignity, said Dave. As a Hindu woman covers her head with a saree, a Muslim woman looks dignified in hijab.
SG Tushar Mehta said – No student had raised any question before
And he said, why did the government suddenly think of banning it after 75 years? There is no specific reason for this. On the other hand, S.G. Tushar Mehta on behalf of the Karnataka government in the Hijab ban case said, “No student has ever raised a question about the Hijab ban. At the same time, the government has never said that the hijab is banned. After wearing the hijab, students from other religions started wearing the saffron kamza. Justice Gupta asked, quoting a circular stating that the imposition of clothes is illegal. Regarding this, SG Tushar Mehta said that the High Court rejected this argument.
Regarding the hijab, S.G. cited Iran as saying that women are rebelling against the hijab in countries where Islam is the state religion. When asked by the Supreme Court, SG said that this is happening as an opposition party in Iran.