Udupi District Schools and Colleges
Udupi District Deputy Commissioner informed ANI news agency about the decision today, March 15, 2022. “Schools and colleges will be reopened tomorrow in Udupi district. The 144 second imposition will continue with restrictions on processions, celebrations, demonstrations will continue until March 21,” the deputy commissioner said.
The Karnataka High Court upheld the hijab ban after 11 days of hearing on the matter. The HC upheld the ban on the grounds that “wearing the hijab is not an essential religious practice”. Karnataka HC further added that the government can prescribe a uniform and a uniform is a reasonable restriction of basic rights which students cannot object to.
Following the release of the final verdict on the Hijab ban, the state of Karnataka has also released a series of dress code mandates which must be followed in all schools, PUCs and colleges. The verdict was hailed by the state’s CM BS Bommai and BC Education Minister Nagesh
Karnataka Hijab Row Verdict: Ban Upheld, State Issues Uniform Guidelines
On March 8, Section 144 and other restraining orders were extended in Bangalore as a precaution. As per order issued by Bangalore Police, any type of gathering, commotion or demonstration within an area of 200 meters from schools, PUCs, university colleges or any other educational institution in Bangalore is prohibited until March 21, 2022.