What is Our Fundamental Rights

Right of Equality (Article 14-18)

Equality before law

Prohibition of discrimination on grounds of religion, race, sex, or place of birth

Equality of opportunity in matters of public employment.

Abolition of untouchability

Abolition of titles.

Rights of Freedom (Article 19-22)

Protection of certain rights regarding, Speech and expression, assembly, association, movement, residence, and profession

Protection in respect of conviction for offences

Protection of life and personal liberty

Protection against arrest and detention in certain cases

 

Right of Education

Article 21A states that the state shall provide free and compulsory education to all children of the age of 6-14 years.

Rights against Exploitation (Article 23-24)

Prohibition of human trafficking and forced labour

Prohibition of employment of children in any factories, etc

 

Rights of Freedom of Religion (Article 25-28)

Freedom of conscience and right to profess, practice and propagate one’s religious beliefs.

Freedom to manage religious affairs

Freedom from taxation for promotion of any particular religion

Freedom from attendance of religious instructions or religious worship in certain educational institutions

 

Cultural and Education Rights

Protection of interest of minorities

Right of minorities to establish and administer educational institutions

 

Freedom of press is implicit in the Article 19, and Article 20 and 21 cannot be suspended under Article 352 (National Emergency)

Rights of Property under Article 19(1)(f) was repealed by the 44th Amendment Act, 1978. And was made a legal right under Article 300A.

Rights to Constitutional Remedies

Right to move to the Supreme Court (Article 32) and the High Courts (Article 226) in case of violation of the Fundamental Rights BR Ambedkar Called Article 32 as the Heart and Soul of the Constitution.

Writs of habeas corpus, mandamus, prohibition, certification and quo-warranto can be issued for this.