9th Class Social Science Democratic Rights Question Bank 9th CBSE Social Science Democratic Rights

  • question_answer   Write any four features of the Right to    Equality as a Fundamental Right.  Or Explain the main provisions of the Right to Equality.                


                      Right to Equality is an important right provided for in Article 14-18 of Indian Constitution. It guarantees (i) Equality   Before   Law Article   14   of  the Constitution guarantees that all citizens shall be equally protected by the laws of the country. It means that the state cannot discriminate any of the Indian citizen on the basis of their caste, creed, colour, sex, gender, religion or place of birth. (ii) Social Equality and Equal Access to Public Areas Article 15 states that every person shall have equal access to public places like public parks, museums, wells, bathing ghats, temples, etc. (iii) Equality in Matters of Public Employment Article 16 states that all citizen can apply for government jobs. But this right shall not be conferred to overseas citizens of India. (iv) Abolition of un touch ability Article 17 of the Constitution   abolishes   the   practice   of un touch ability and anyone doing so is punishable by law.

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