Freedom of Conscience & the Right Freely to Practice of ‘Dharma’ under the Constitution of ‘Bharat’: A Critical Study

  • Dr. Rajesh Kumar Dube
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  • Dr. Rajesh Kumar Dube

    Associate Professor at Department of Law, D.A.V. (P. G.) College, Dehradun, India

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Since the inception of human civilization, spiritualty has been one of the essential attributes of the dignified life. Physical means alone would not be sufficient for attainment of pious goal of the life. India that is ‘Bharat’ is the country known for its peculiarity of spiritualism since the very inception of human civilization, where there is freedom and respect for conscience of individual as well as group of persons. Bharat is a politically organized society which paves the way for flourishing all kind of freedom of belief, faith and worship. Individual’s personality cannot evolve positively unless there is inculcation of spiritual values which is nothing but ‘Dharma.’ Freedom of conscience creates an opportunity to explore the maximum width and dimension human personality. The conscience is consciousness of any people for satisfying the spiritual aspect of life which is intangible in the form and manifested through belief and faith which is actually ‘Dharma.’ Bhartiya Constitution has conferred fundamental rights on every person in the form of freedom of conscience and the right freely to profess, practice and propagate ‘Dharma.’ or religion of his own choice. In this research paper, there is an endeavour to have critical study on Freedom of Conscience & the Right freely to practice of Dharma under the Constitution of Bharat.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 7, Issue 3, Page 384 - 392


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