Centre for Advanced Legal Studies and Research, (CALSAR), Thiruvananthapuram

Fundamental Rights In Indian Constitution


Fundamental Rights are written and mentioned in part III of the Indian Constitution. Fundamental Rights are applicable to all citizens of India. There is no differentiation between caste, creed, gender, color. The rights are given for the development of the citizens throughout the country. There are six Fundamental Rights; [1] 

A.Anjana Anilkumar
2nd Year BA LLB Student

                    1. Right to equality

                    2. Right to culture

                    3. Right to freedom

                    4. Right to Religion

                    5. Right to exploitation

                    6. Right to constitutional remedies [2] 

Earlier, the right to education was under the directive principles of the state. Fundamental rights mean the constitution enforceable by law. Right to education came into force in 2011 to increase the access of education. Fundamental rights help in the development of the state. It is also justiciable. A welfare state is the prime objective for the well being of the citizens. These rights are specifically identified in the constitution [especially in the bill of rights]. It protects the liberties and freedom of citizens. The right to constitutional remedies is considered to be the most important right because it ensures the protection of the fundamental rights. Article 32 provides a remedy, in the form of fundamental rights. The Supreme Court is the protector of these rights. 

Author Name: A.Anjana Anilkumar

Designation: 2nd Year BA LLB Student

University/College Name – Kerala Law Academy Law College.

Email ID: nairanjana073@gmail.com

Contact no- 7994055780

Title of Article – Fundamental Rights In Indian Constitution

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Edathala Govardhanan

Very informative article. Every citizen should be aware of this fundamental rights.

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