He also added that wearing of hijab in Islam for some people who were believers was essential and for those who were not believers was not essential.
SC on Thursday reserved its verdict on a batch of petitions challenging the Karnataka High Court judgement refusing to lift the ban on hijab in educational institutions of the state.
The PFI is widely viewed as a hardline Muslim organisation and has been blamed for several incidents of communal violence, provoking calls for imposing a nationwide ban on it.
The PIL argued that a dress code should be implemented to secure equality and promote fraternity and national integration.
"You cannot take it to an illogical end," a bench of Justices said when a previous judgement of apex court was cited by senior advocate Devadatt Kamat and an argument raised regarding freedom to dress
Gousiya, a University College Mangaluru student said that the government is showing dictatorship and even not allowing them to hold a rally.
Of the three girl students, two had held a press meet and questioned the decision of the university to strictly implement the uniform rule inside the campus.
Out of 101 Muslim girl students, 45 have come back to classes.
Khader was addressing a press conference at Congress office in Mangaluru.
A notice on the guidelines has been put up in the college notice board.
Meanwhile, on Thursday two TV news channel journalists who went to the college to report the hijab controversy were kept under detention by some pro-hijab students.
The hijab row, started by 6 students of Udupi Pre-University Government Girl's College, became a raging controversy in the state making international headlines.
The Syndicate of Mangalore University which was held on May 16 had approved implementation of a dress code for students that also had banned wearing of the hijab, according to university sources
The high court had dismissed the petitions filed by a section of Muslim students from the Government Pre-University Girls College in Udupi, seeking permission to wear hijab inside the classroom.
Three second pre-university science students, who are petitioners in the hijab row case, did not appear for the mathematics exam, which was the first paper in the science stream, here on Saturday.
The exam supervisor told the students to go back as they insisted that they will write the exam wearing hijab.
Teachers who insist to wear them will be relieved from exam duty, Nagesh said, adding that 99 per cent of the teachers are cooperating except for one or two instances.
Students wearing hijab will not be allowed to write the crucial annual II PUC examination in Karnataka, state Minister for Education BC Nagesh said.
Aliya Assadi, who was one of the six petitioners who started the protest, had said that she would write examinations only if they were allowed to wear headscarves.
The former CM said Bommai has already made it clear that government will not tolerate such acts.