Privacy and Data Protection in India: An Analysis

  • Yashraj Bais
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  • Yashraj Bais

    Student at PIMR, Department of Law, Indore (M.P), India

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Privacy which is probably the most essential element for the survival of mankind on this planet, is heard to be threatened these days in the name of “Procedure Established by Law” or “Public Duty” by the public servants. If we just wander for a second, that what will the situation of any person, if he/she doesn’t have any privacy rights, which covers all the private rights including of family, workplace, relationships, etc. Privacy in simple sense, is as important as oxygen to a human body, it is the medium which actually ensures a peaceful life with dignity and liberty, which is the essence of Article 21 of our Indian Constitution. Gradually as our Country is moving towards Digitalization, it is not wrong to call it is a “Cyber Era”, with the increase in use of social media and Internet in various spheres, the Data Security and Data Protection, which constitutes a vital element in terms of privacy as your digital footprint, is a National Issue as well as National Obligation to ensure for. Data Protection and Privacy are fundamentally interlinked, and constitute a very crucial and most sensitive space in the legal world at present times. The Research Paper is prepared on analogical method of research, as due to spread of pandemic Covid-19, and it’s implied restrictions, the secondary sources are used in the paper for gathering the information and further converting the same into a precise piece of information.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 4, Issue 5, Page 1793 - 1804


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