ARTICLE 16, 17, 18 OF CONSTITUTION OF INDIA 1949

What is Equality of opportunity in matters of public employment? What is Abolition of Un touchability? What is abolition of Titles? Article 16, 17 and 18 of Constitution of India, 1949

Equality of opportunity in matters of public employment, Abolition of Un touchability and abolition of titles are defined under Article 16, 17 and 18 of Constitution of India 1949. Provisions under these Articles are:

 

 

Article 16 of Constitution of India "Equality of opportunity in matters of public employment"

(1) There shall be equality of opportunity for all citizens in matters relating to employment or appointment to any office under the State.

(2) No citizen shall, on grounds only of religion, race, caste, sex, descent, place of birth, residence or any of them, be ineligible for, or discriminated against in respect or, any employment or office under the State.

(3) Nothing in this article shall prevent Parliament from making any law prescribing, in regard to a class or classes of employment or appointment to an office under the Government of, or any local or other authority within, a State or Union territory, any requirement as to residence within that State or Union territory] prior to such employment or appointment.

(4) Nothing in this article shall prevent the State from making any provision for the reservation of appointments or posts in favor of any backward class of citizens which, in the opinion of the State, is not adequately represented in the services under the State.

(5) Nothing in this article shall affect the operation of any law which provides that the incumbent of an office in connection with the affairs of any religious or denominational institution or any member of the governing body thereof shall be a person professing a particular religion or belonging to a particular denomination.

 

Article 17 of Constitution of India "Abolition of Un touchability"

"Untouchability" is abolished and its practice in any form is forbidden. The enforcement of any disability arising out of "Untouchability" shall be an offence punishable in accordance with law.

 

Article 18 of Constitution of India "Abolition of Abolition of titles"

No title, not being a military or academic distinction, shall be conferred by the State.

No citizen of India shall accept any title from any foreign State.

No person who is not a citizen of India shall, while he holds any office of profit or trust under the State, accept without the consent of the President any title from any foreign State.

No person holding any office of profit or trust under the State shall, without the consent of the President, accept any present, emolument, or office of any kind from or under any foreign State

 

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