The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Thursday challenged a Kerala high court single bench order granting permission to Muslim girls to wear hijab for All India Pre-Medical Test-2016. In an appeal filed before the division bench of the High Court, Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) contended that since the judgment creates a necessity for additional women invigilators, the board would find conducting the test with such additional women invigilators, trained to “honour religious sentiments”, extremely cumbersome with the existing manpower.   Also Read - CBSE & ICSE Board Exams 2021: Top 7 Things to do For Preparation |Watch Video

In his April 26 order, Justice Muhammed Mushtaq had permitted all candidates who, based on their religious practice, want to wear heads carf and full-sleeved length dress to appear for the examination but on condition that they be present at the hall half an hour earlier.   Also Read - CBSE Board Exam 2021: Tips to Cope Up With Stress For Children And Parents | Watch Video

The court had said that the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) dress code shall not be enforced against the candidates who, by the virtue of Article 25, are protected from wearing such dress prescribed in the injunctions of their faith. Also Read - Telangana Schools to Reopen for Classes 6 and 8 After Nearly 11 Months

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