Constitutional Mandate for Environment Protection in India

  • Sumanth H M
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  • Sumanth H M

    Asst Professor of Law at Government Law College, Ramanagara, India

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This article analyzes in detail the various provisions of the Constitution that deal with environmental protection. This article examines in detail how Article 21 of the Indian Constitution provides a person with an inherent guarantee of the right to live in human dignity and how it includes the right to an environmentally friendly environment. Article 21 of the Constitution, which deals with the right to life and personal freedom, was initially not very helpful as it was given a very restricted and narrow meaning. After several incidents, Article 21 was interpreted broadly under Article 21. Strictly speaking, no constitution deals with an issue such as environmental protection. Because basically every constitution only contains the legal rules with regard to the power structure, the division and the manner of exercise. Furthermore, the Constitution of India is already a long document, and brevity is the character of an ideal constitution. Principles of constitutional law, as well as throughout the constitution.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 4, Issue 3, Page 2103 - 2107


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