SC: Hearing of pleas to be held next wk in Hijab row case

SC: Hearing of pleas to be held next wk in Hijab row case

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Wednesday said, it will list the petitions (appeals) for hearing in connection with Hijab row with respect to the pleas filed challenging the Karnataka High Court order, next week.

A bench of the Supreme Court, headed by the Chief Justice of India (CJI) Nuthalapati Venkata Ramana, said, we will list the mater next week.

Advocate, Prashant Bhushan mentioned today before the Supreme Court bench, led by the CJI Ramana, that the petitions filed against the Karnataka High Court judgement, be heard urgently.

The CJI said, “we will list it for next week, it will come.”

Bhushan mentioned the appeal against the Karnataka High Court which refused to lift the ban on Hijab in educational institutions.

“The girls are losing out studies. This matter was filed long back,” Bhushan said and sought listing and hearing the appeals filed before the Supreme Court with respect to Hijab ban case.

UNI

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