Importance Of Right To Equality

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Introduction The Constitution of India guarantees the rights to equality through Art 14 to 18 ―equality are one of the magnificent corner stone’s of Indian democracy. Art.14 in the Constitution of India 1949 says the spate shall not deny to any person equality before the law of the equal protection of the laws within the territory of india.


This means that every person, who lives within territory of India, has the equal right before the law. The meaning of this all are equal in same line. No discrimination based on religion, race, caste, sex and place of birth. Its mean that all will be treated as equality among equal and there will be no discrimination based on lower or higher class.

Right to Equality Articles:-

Art 14 Equality before Law—the state shall not deny to any person equality before law and equal protection before law within the territory of India.

Art 15 ―prohibition of discrimination on grounds of religion, race, caste sex or place of birth
(1) The state shall not discriminate against any citizen
(2) Citizen shall not, on ground only of religion, race, caste, sex, place……..
(a) Access to stop etc..

Art 16 Equality of opportunity in matters of Public employment.
Art 17 Abolition of Untouchability
Art 18 Abolition of titles

Article 14 is the genes while Art.15 and 16 are the species. Article 14, 15 and 16 are constituents of a single code of constitutional guarantees supplementing each other. The Right to
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