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Fundamental Rights

Fundamental Rights

The following are the Fundamental Rights guaranteed by the Constitution of the nation to its every citizen, which are primarily in the nature of restriction on the might of state over its citizens :

Right of Equality

  • Equality before Law.
  • Prohibition of discrimination on grounds of religion, race, caste, sex or place of birth.
  • Equality of opportunity in matters of public employment.
  • Abolition of Untouchability.
  • Abolition of Titles.

Right of Freedom

  • Freedom of Speech.
  • Protection in respect of conviction for offences.
  • Protection of life and personal liberty.
  • Protection against improper arrest and detention.

Right against Exploitation

  • Prohibition of traffic in human beings and forced labour.
  • Prohibition of employment of children.

Right to Freedom of Religion

  • Freedom of conscience and free profession, practice and propagation of religion.
  • Freedom to manage religious affairs.
  • Freedom as to payment of taxes for promotion of any particular religion.
  • Freedom as to attendance at religious instruction or religious worship in education
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Cultural and Educational Rights

  • Protection of interests of minorities.
  • Right of minorities to establish and administer educational institutions.
  • Saving of Certain Laws.
  • Right to Constitutional Remedies