rights which are fundamental to our life are given a special status in our
Constitution, these are called Fundamental Rights.
Some features of Fundamental Rights are as follow
(i) Fundamental Rights are the promotion and enhancement
of Human Rights.
(ii) Fundamental Rights primarily protect individuals
from any arbitrary state action. But some rights are enforceable against
For instance, the Constitution abolishes un touch ability
and also prohibits 'begar'.
(iii) These rights are not absolute or uncontrolled and are
subject to reasonable restrictions.
(iv) Fundamental Rights given in the Constitution are
universal, justiciable and comprehensive.
Universal means they are for all the citizens of
India without any discrimination.
Justiciable means individual can move to the court if his
rights are violated, comprehensive means these rights safeguard our social,
economic, cultural and religious interest.
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