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Rights against exploitation and rights to freedom of religion
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ARTICLES 23 & 24 - dealing with provisions related to human trafficking, bonded labour, forced labour and child labour explained along with ARTICLES 25 TO 27 dealing with the Rights to freedom of religion.

Deepika Reddy Magham is teaching live on Unacademy Plus

Deepika Reddy Magham
BCA, LLB, MBA; Director, Shikara IAS Academy; 10 years experience in teaching Indian Polity, Ethics, Indian Society and Social Justice.

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Hello Ma'am, with reference to Article 27, you've mentioned the govt. can use taxes to propagate the welfare of all the religions. Is it mentioned anywhere in the constitution about adequate representation of any religion in the country? Does the govt take any measure to propagate any religion in that case like Zoroastrian? If yes then why? If no then why? Does any cultural importance play some role in including govt for propagating any religion by using collected taxes?
no mention of adequate representation of any religion is made in the Constitution. Zoroastrianism is recognised as a minority religion in India under the Minorities Act and enjoys all the protections and safeguards given to other minority religions in India
hello ma'am. can govt under article 23 order citizens for conscription?
no conscription is not dealt with by the Constitution.
Virgo Sr
2 years ago
thank you ma'am
My question is regarding article 25. assume that someone is atheist then what ? would it be considered illegal as per constitution ?
No it is not because freedom of conscience includes the right to decide whether one wants to be an atheist or not
Ma'am...will TTD pay tax?
no it is exempted as it is a religious organisation
  1. RIGHTS LESSON 14 - ARTICLES 23 TO 28 M. DEEPIKA REDDY HYDERABAD


  2. 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.


  3. 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.


  4. 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.


  5. ARTICLE 25 guarantees freedom of conscience freedom of profession freedom of practice freedom of propagation -


  6. 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


  7. 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


  8. 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