Hijab Row: Kerala Governor Arif Mohammad Khan welcomes High Court decision on Hijab controversy | After the High Court’s decision on Hijab, Kerala Governor Arif Mohammad Khan expressed this hope

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Kerala Governor Arif Mohammad Khan.

Highlights

  • The Karnataka High Court held that wearing the hijab is not a part of the essential religious practice in Islam.
  • School uniform rule is a reasonable restriction and constitutionally accepted, on which girl students cannot object: Court
  • Hope efforts to push Muslim girls back to the boundary wall of the house will fail: Arif Mohammad Khan

Thiruvananthapuram: Welcoming the Karnataka High Court’s decision on banning hijab in educational institutions, Kerala Governor Arif Mohammad Khan on Tuesday hoped that it would thwart the continuing efforts to push Muslim girls back into the confines of their homes. The Karnataka High Court on Tuesday dismissed the petitions of a section of Muslim girl students of the ‘Government Pre-University Girls College’ in Udupi seeking permission to wear the hijab in class and held that wearing the hijab was a mandatory religious practice in Islam. is not part.

‘The rule of school uniform is a reasonable restriction’

The court said that the school uniform rule is a reasonable restriction and is constitutionally accepted, on which the girl students cannot raise any objection. Khan said she believes that Muslim young women have the potential to take care of their families like their “other sisters” and contribute to nation building and play a greater role. “I really pray and hope that such continuing efforts to push young girls, especially Muslim girls back into the walls of their homes, will fail,” he said.

‘Wearing Hijab is not compulsory in Islam’
Khan said that he wishes them (Muslim women) all the best and hopes that “they will continue with the good work they are doing”. Khan had said at the beginning of the hijab controversy that wearing a hijab is not mandatory in Islam. However, leaders of Muslim League and Kerala Muslim Jamaat termed the decision as ‘unfortunate’. Muslim League’s state unit general secretary P.M.A. Salam told the media that the decision was unfortunate and it would disappoint those who still have faith in law and order and who approach the court for relief against any injustice.

‘It should be challenged in the Supreme Court’
Kerala Muslim Jamaat general secretary Syed Ibrahim Khaleel Al Bukhari, while talking to a TV channel, also termed the High Court’s decision as ‘unfortunate’ and said that the decision needs to be reviewed again or it should be challenged in the Supreme Court. Should be known He said that it is wrong to say that wearing hijab is not compulsory in Islam religion.



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