Right to equality


"The state shall not deny to any person equality before the law or the the equal protection of the laws within the territory of India, on grounds of religion, race, caste, sex or place of birth". It is considered basic feature of the Indian constitution.


suppose you are travelling in a bus. The bus has many seats vacant. but the conductor is not allowing you to sit in any of the seat.  Because you have taken the student concession ticket. What will be your reaction against the act of the conductor? If you obey or disobey the conductor? Justify your answer.



According to your point of view explain about Right to Equality?


Equality before law means all are equal before legal system. Whatever be the official position and powers, one should not above law.

 During the British regime, the Indian bureaucrats who helped to protect the interest of the British were given titles and positions. The Indian National Movement opposed the misuse of such positions for the protection of colonial interest. Indian constitution abolished such titles since they caused inequality.

  However giving preference to women, children and backward people are not against Right to Equality. On the other hand by giving preference inequality can be avoided.