Following a clutch of petitions, the Court has said that there can be no comparison between the kirpan and turban of Sikhs and the hijab of Muslim women as the former was allowed under the Constitution
The constitutional right to freedom of religion, which is also said to include the right to convert, has been taken up time and again by the Indian courts. The problem, however, arises when a person is forced or lured to convert to another religion
A perusal of the affidavit filed in support of the petition, Madras High Court found that to seek the direction aforesaid, the petitioner has made a reference of the arrangement in the State of Andhra Pradesh, where, according to the petitioner, their exist check dams at every 1.5 kms of the river flow.
Having heard the counsel for the parties and on perusal of the record, Calcutta High Court noted that earlier also the petitioner had filed Petition which was disposed of by the Division Bench of the Court vide order dated 18th April 2019 by holding as under: