A Division Bench comprising Chief Justice Dhananjaya Yeshwant Deshmukh and Justice Dilip Gupta while qashing a

Public Interest Litigation said, "The change, if any, must be brought in the mindset of those who complain about such a dress code and not by changing the dress code itself."

"We must express our displeasure about the underlying notions which have led to the filing of the petition. There is absolutely nothing improper about such a dress code for girl students which would permit the wearing of skirt if concerned educational authorities believe that such a dress code is appropriate," the court said in its May 2 order.

While dismissing the petition, filed by one Pradeep Kumar Srivastava, the Bench said, “We are of the view that the petition constitutes a thorough abuse of the process of the court.”

(Agencies)

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