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RIGHTS LESSON 14 - ARTICLES 23 TO 28 M. DEEPIKA REDDY HYDERABAD
ARTICLE 23 prohibits trafficking in human beings and all forms of forced labour including begar - empowers the Parliament to punish any person violating this prohibition. prohibits the state or anyone from compelling a person to work against his will The only exception to this is that it allows the state to impose compulsory service for public purposes such as social service.
ARTICLE 24 - prohibits employment of children below the age of 14 years in factories, mines , in any other hazardous job. - The Constitution does not altogether ban child labour; it only restricts it to non-hazardous industries. - The Parliament has therefore enacted a legislation called The Child Labour (Prohibition and Prevention) Act 1986.
FREEDOM OF RELIGION Articles 25 to 28 of the Constitution of India provide to all persons the Right to Freedom of religion in all aspects.
ARTICLE 25 guarantees freedom of conscience freedom of profession freedom of practice freedom of propagation -
ARTICLE 25 The right to profess, practice and propagate are not absolute in nature as they can be restricted by the state on the following grounds: Public order Morality Health Other Fundamental Rights
ARTICLE 26 Guarantees to all, the freedom to manage religious affairs. It ensures the following rights to every religious denomination: The right to establish and maintain religious institutions for charitable and religious purposes The right to administer such institutions in matters of religion The right to own and acquire movable and immovable properties The right to administer such properties in accordance with law
ARTICLE 27 guarantees the freedom not to pay taxes for religious promotio. It states that no person shall be compelled to pay any taxes for expenses incurred in promotion or maintenance of any religion. However, there will not be any objection if the taxes are used for the promotion of all religions. This article ensures equal respect to all religions