Qayoom Wani express suprise over Karnataka HC order on Hijab row Hails people, police for prompt action in Batamalloo theft case
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Srinagar, Feb 11: Notwithstanding the spectating position in the religious interference of people, Jammu and Kashmir Civil Society Forum Friday said that every sane person knows the fundamental rights and basics of the Muslims wherein Hijab is part of the vitals.
It said in a statement issued by Chairman Abdul Qayoom Wani.
Wani expressed surprise over the interim judgment of the Karnataka High Court in Karnataka hijab case which said that students should not insist on wearing religious attire in educational institutions.
Reacting to the decision, Jammu and Kashmir Civil Society Forum said, it means that court had asked Muslim women to suspend their faith until the High Court completes dispose off the case.
“As a result, it is not possible for a believer to practice his religion whenever he wants and give up whenever he wants” the statement said
"Hijab is a mandatory religious practice in Islam. Subjecting it to the judiciary under the expectations of probabilities of permission or a ban will be the strangulation of the democracy of this country which ensures that every person is free to practice his religion and culture," he added.
Society Chairman also expressed concern over the growing social-crimes in society.
Wani expressed solidarity with the two minor girls injured in the attack by a thief in Batamaloo and hailed the swift action of people and police in arresting the thief l. He also demanded stern punishment againt criminals so that it will serve as a lesson for them.