Indian constitution not only offers formal equality but also substantive equality. In this context discuss fundamental Right to Equality under our constitution.
- December 14, 2021
- Posted by: OptimizeIAS Team
- Category: DPS Topics
Hint: Highlight the Constitutional idea of equality and how the concept is of formal plus substantial equality while highlighting right to equality under the Indian constitution.
|Introduction (I): Introduce with Constitutional talk of right of equality as mentioned in various equality.|
Body (B): 1) First talk how various provisions under constitution gives formal equality (ex- Equality before law, no discrimination, right to vote etc)
2) Show the substantive equality it seeks to achieve through various means. Ex- reservation, minority protection etc. (mention SC judgements to support argument)
Conclusion (C): Thus, Indian Constitution focuses on substantive equality when it talks of Right to equality in term of equality of status and opportunity.