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Hijab Ban- Karnataka High Court Single Bench refers the HIJAB matter to a larger bench. LIVE UPDATES

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9 Feb 2022 8:47 AM GMT
Hijab Ban- Karnataka High Court Single Bench refers the HIJAB matter to a larger bench. LIVE UPDATES
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The Karnataka High Court will today continue hearing the petitions challenging Hijab Ban in colleges. Justice Krishna Dixit will continue hearing the matter at 2.30 PM today.Yesterday, Senior Advocate Devadatt Kamat had completed arguments for the petitioners (report may be read here). Today, Advocate General is expected to respond.Justice Krishna S. Dixit had, at the end of...

The Karnataka High Court will today continue hearing the petitions challenging Hijab Ban in colleges. Justice Krishna Dixit will continue hearing the matter at 2.30 PM today.

Yesterday, Senior Advocate Devadatt Kamat had completed arguments for the petitioners (report may be read here). Today, Advocate General is expected to respond.

Justice Krishna S. Dixit had, at the end of yesterdays hearing, requested the student community and the public at large to refrain from taking onto the streets in connection with the issue. 

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  • 9 Feb 2022 10:10 AM GMT

    Justice Dixit to all counsels : Thank you so much.

    Hearing ends.

  • 9 Feb 2022 10:09 AM GMT

    Adv Tahir: Lordhsips have made appeals to students and the public. Some words should also be made to the politicians.

  • 9 Feb 2022 10:08 AM GMT

    Hegde : It is my theory that great Legal questions come out of Udipi, be it Shirirur Mutt...

    Poovayya : Even great lawyers come out from Udipi.

    Justice Dixit : This court appreciates the cordiality shown in the court.

  • 9 Feb 2022 10:07 AM GMT

    Hegde: May I join in that. I would like to use lordhsips good office to all people watching outside, we men and women of law should find an answer and maintain peace. My college, MGM college - there should be nothing. Even my parents went to the same college.

  • 9 Feb 2022 10:04 AM GMT

    Kamat: We have to thank your lordships for a patient hearing.

  • 9 Feb 2022 10:03 AM GMT

    Justice Dixit: It is open for the petitioners to seek interim relief after a decision is taken by CJ regarding the constitution of the larger bench.

  • 9 Feb 2022 10:03 AM GMT

    "In the above circumstances, registry is directed to place the papers before Chief Justice for consideration immediately, considering the urgency pleaded in the petitions" - Justice Dixit notes in the order.

  • 9 Feb 2022 10:03 AM GMT

    "Even interim prayers merit consideration at the hands of larger bench that may be constituted by CJ in his discretion and therefore the arguments advanced on interim prayers are reproduced here" - Justice Dixit notes in the order.

  • 9 Feb 2022 10:02 AM GMT

    "Having regard to the enormity of questions of importance which are debated, the court is of the considered opinion that the papers be put at the hand of CJ to decide if a larger bench can be constituted in the subject matter"- Justice Dixit notes in the order.

  • 9 Feb 2022 10:00 AM GMT

    Justice Dixit observes in the order that the question of interim relief will also be considered by the larger bench.

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