Right to Equality (Art. 14 to 18) in Indian Constitution

  • Amit Shukla
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  • Amit Shukla

    Student of M.K.E.S. College of Law, India

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The protection of Article 14 of the Constitution stretches bent both the natives and non-residents and to legal also as natural persons. This is signified by the words ‘any person’ in Article 14 of the Constitution of India. In a situation where equals and unequals are treated differently, Article 14 doesn't inherit the image. Organizations being juristic people are additionally deemed to urge the advantages provided by Article 14. The succeeding articles layout explicit utilization of the overall standards set down in Article 14. Article 14 applies where people that are equal are addressed contrastingly on no reasonable grounds. Such order without a doubt separates between people having an area with one class and therefore the others, however that itself doesn't make the legislation offensive to Article 14. The Judges clarified that the panel may confine view Court’s uneasiness that the amount of honors ought to not be so huge on weaken their worth. Procedural Fairness Aside from the overall rule that procedural segregation contravenes Article 14, the courts have likewise developed some broad standards of fair procedure from Article 14. Article 17 Article 17 places an entire ban on “untouchability” and forbids its practice in any manner whatsoever. In this manner, what Article 14 precludes is class-legislation however it doesn’t prohibit reasonable classification. While Article 14 restricts class legislation, it doesn’t preclude sensible classification of individuals. Article 18 Article 18 discusses the subject of Abolition of Titles.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 4, Issue 5, Page 508 - 529

DOI: https://doij.org/10.10000/IJLMH.111859

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