Hegde : There is no provisions, there is no penalty in case the uniform is not worn or improperly worn, there is no prescribed penalty. Even if a penalty is prescribed, your lordships will see if the absolute expulsion of keeping children away is disproportionate.
Hegde : Why do we stake our country on one particular version that this and only this is the path. We are a civilization of multiple paths.
Hegde : There are very deep rooted questions of identity here. I heard the Advocate General say yesterday there are multiple interpretations of Quran. There may be multiple interpretations of Article 14 and 21 but they come to the aid of all.
Hegde : There are somethings which can wait for resolution, something before fire comes they have to be doused. That is why I chose the lesser ground. There is wisdom in not being a maximalist.
Hegde : Petitioners are students of Govt PU college and are wearing their regular head scarf over their uniform. Respondents teachers principal insisted that they remove their heads scarf. (Live Law)