Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai orders closure of all high schools and colleges for next three days in the State, amid ongoing hijab row
The Karnataka High Court is hearing petitions filed by five women from a government college in Udupi, questioning hijab restrictions.
Standard 1 to 7 will function as usual
The court also asked students and the public at large to maintain peace. “This court has full faith in the wisdom and virtue of public at large and it hopes that the same would be put to practice,” Justice Dixit Krishna Shripad said
An official order has yet to be published