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Karnataka Hijab ban: Udupi under surveillance after Supreme Court’s split verdict

Bengaluru: Following split verdict by the Supreme Court on Karnataka Hijab ban, security has been tightened in Udupi area to avoid possible violence.

Udupi SP Akshay Hakay informed about the law and order situation in the area and said, “Precautionary measures like police picketing in important areas & continued patrolling taken; also keeping close watch on social media to make sure no attempts made to harm existing peace in the society.”

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Earlier in the day, a bench of justices Hemant Gupta and Sudhanshu Dhulia delivered split verdict in the matter.

In view of split verdict on Hijab Ban case, SC directed to place appeals against Karnataka HC order before CJI for constitution of larger bench.

Earlier, the Supreme Court had reserved its order on the petitions challenging Karnataka High Court upholding the ban on hijab in educational institutes.

Read More: Karnataka hijab ban: SC refers case to CJI on split verdict

Expected “better judgement”: BC Nagesh

Karnataka school education and literacy minister B C Nagesh said he expected a “better judgement” keeping global outrage against wearing Hijab in mind.

“We welcome Supreme Court verdict. We had expected a better judgement as women worldwide are demanding to not wear hijab/burqa. Karnataka HC order remains applicable in interim time; ban on wearing of hijab in educational institutions of the state remains,” he said.

On being asked about those organisations who are supporting wearing hijab in educational institutions, he said: “They will always want to split this society. They are using hijab to split the society.”

Meanwhile, until the final decision or the next hearing where the bench rules otherwise, the verdict of the Karnataka High Court will remain applicable.

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