SSC Indian Polity and Civics Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-4

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    Right to education is a fundamental right emanating from right to:

    A)  Freedom of speech and expression under Article 19 (1) [a]

    B)  Culture and education under Articles 29 and 30

    C)  Life and personal liberty under Article 21

    D)  Equality before law and equal protection of law under Article 14

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    [c] The Constitution (Eighty-sixth Amendment) Act, 2002 inserted Article 21 - A in the Constitution of India to provide free and compulsory education of all children in the age group of six to fourteen years as a Fundamental Right in such a manner as the State may, by law, determine. The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (RTE) Act, 2009, which represents the consequential legislation envisaged under Article 21 -A, means that every child has a right to full time elementary education of satisfactory and equitable quality in a formal school which satisfies certain essential norms and standards.

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