‘One can ban miniskirt, not hijab on grounds of morality’

n the ongoing hearing of a batch of petitions challenging the Karnataka high court’s judgment that upheld the ban on wearing hijab by students in educational institutions, the Muslim side on Thursday told the Supreme Court that a girl student can be barred from wearing a miniskirt to an educational institution but not a hijab by applying the restrictions of public order, decency and morality to the freedom of expression under Article 19(2).