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Are you aware of the fundamental rights described in the Indian Constitution? These are the basic rights of every citizen of India.

Fundamental Rights

The Part III of the Constitution of India gives a detailed description on a charter of rights called the ‘Fundamental Rights'. These fundamental rights guarantee civil freedom to all the citizens of India to allow them to live in peace and harmony. These are the basic rights that every Indian citizen has the right to enjoy, irrespective of their caste, creed and religion, place of birth, race, color or gender. These fundamental rights include Right to Equality, Right to Freedom, Right to Freedom of Religion, Cultural and Education Rights, Right against Exploitation, Right to Constitutional Remedies, etc. Anyone guilty of the non-compliance to such Fundamental rights will be punished as mentioned in the Indian Penal Code, subject to the verdict of the judiciary. Fundamental rights for Indians aim at narrowing down the inequalities of pre-independence social practices, especially the abolition of untouchability. They also guarantee the protection of cultural and educational rights of some religious minorities by granting them the liberty to conserve their languages and educational institutions.

There are six fundamental rights documented by the Constitution, such as: