‘Y’ Category Security for Karnataka Judges


● Recently, the Karnataka High Court upheld the ban on the wearing of headscarves by students in educational institutions.
● The state government of Karnataka has arranged ‘Y’ category security to the Judges of the High Court who delivered the verdict in the case.
● The judge panel includes - Chief Justice Ritu Raj Awasthi, Justice Krishna S Dixit and Justice JM Khazi.
● This Hijab ban was upheld as this violates the Fundamental Rights - Article 14, Article 15, Article 19, Article 21 and Article 25.

 Facts to know:

● Governor of Karnataka: Mr. Thawar Chand Gehlot.
● Chief Minister of Karnataka: Mr. Basavaraj Bommai.
● Y category is a security detail of 8 personnel, including 1 or 2 commandos and police personnel.

‘Y’ category security

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