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RIGHTS LESSON 10 - ARTICLES 17 TO 18 M. DEEPIKA REDDY HYDERABAD
ARTICLE 17 Article 17 states that - untouchability is abolished - its practice in any form is forbidden - the enforcement of any disability arriving out of untouchability shall be on offence punishable in accordance with law
ARTICLE 17 The Constitution, however, did not define Untouchability The objective of this article is to end the inhuman practice of treating fellow human beings as untouchable and dirty by reason of their birth in certain castes.
ARTICLE 18 - deals with abolition of titles. Title is something that adds to one name. During the British rule conforming titles by the British Government resulted in creation of a separate class among the people.
ARTICLE 18 The Article has the four clauses. Article 18 (1) - prohibits the State from conferring titles Article 18 (2) - prohibits citizens from accepting titles from foreign nation
ARTICLE 18 Article 18 (3) -prohibits any foreigner working under the Govenment from accepting titles from a foreign country without prior permission from President Article 18 (4) - prohibits any person working under state from accepting any title /office / job from a foreign country without prior permission from President