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Asaduddin Owaisi on Hijab: HC’s decision not to act as a shield in attacks on Muslim women wearing hijab…Owaisi’s tweet


Bangalore : The Full Bench of the Karnataka High Court (Karnataka HC Hijab Verdict) has given the verdict in the Hijab dispute case. The High Court said that Hijab is not part of Islam. Educational institutions can ban this type of dress and hijab. With its order, the High Court dismissed all the petitions seeking permission for the hijab. The Full Bench of the High Court, while delivering the verdict, said that wearing hijab is not a necessary part of Islam. Now Asaduddin Owaisi (All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen) has raised questions on the decision of the High Court.

All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) President Asaduddin Owaisi tweeted on the Karnataka High Court order, ‘I disagree with the Karnataka High Court’s decision on Hijab. It is my right to disagree with the verdict and I hope the petitioners will now appeal the matter in the Supreme Court.

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‘I oppose the decision’
Owaisi said that he opposes the decision. He also appealed to other people to oppose this decision of the High Court on the Hijab case. “I also hope that not only AIMIM but organizations of other religious groups will also appeal against this decision,” he said.

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‘No harassment of women’
The AIMIM chief said, ‘I hope this decision will not be used to legitimize harassment of women wearing hijab. Women wearing hijab will not be treated badly in banks, hospitals, public transport etc.

Answering three questions, the decision on the hijab came
The Karnataka High Court has not considered Hijab as an integral part of Islam. Rejecting all the petitions of Muslim students in this case, the court answered three questions related to hijab before delivering the verdict. One question was- is wearing hijab a compulsory religious practice under Islam? To this, the court said in its reply that wearing hijab for Muslim women is not a necessary religious custom in Islam. The second question was whether the hijab is a necessary Islamic tradition under the right to freedom of expression and privacy? In response to this, the High Court said that students cannot object to the fixation of school uniforms. The third question was whether the government order of February 5 was arbitrary? On this, the court said that the government has the right to issue this order.

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