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Sikh News Head gear not mandatory for Sikh women:Supreme Court

Discussion in 'Breaking News' started by Neutral Singh, Oct 3, 2004.

  1. Neutral Singh

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    Jun 1, 2004
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    TIMES NEWS NETWORK[​IMG][ SUNDAY, OCTOBER 03, 2004 12:34:08 AM ]
    [​IMG]NEW DELHI: Sikh women can now drive or ride on the pillion of two-wheel autos without wearing helmets following the SC ruling that since they are exempt under law from such a regulation, they cannot be subjected to wear the protective head gear.

    This significant judgment having impact on Delhi and other states wherever Sikh women are legally bound to wear helmets otherwise heft penalty is imposed on them, is a fall out of the Chandigarh administration’s appeal against a Punjab and Haryana HC verdict in 1998.

    Full Article... http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/871775.cms
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  3. Arvind

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    I read the newsclip, but this seems somewhat incomplete.

    Is the verdict something like: Sikh women wearing turbans are exempted to wear helmets while driving.

    If it is above, well and good, as helmet on top of turban doesnt go, but to me, looks like count of such women is just handful. If there is nothing on head while driving, then it is just going to add hazards.


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