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ARTICLE 25, 26 OF CONSTITUTION OF INDIA 1949

What is Freedom of conscience and free profession, practice and propagation of religion? What is Freedom to manage religious affairs? Article 25 and 26 of Constitution of India, 1949

Freedom of conscience and free profession, practice and propagation of religion Freedom to manage religious affairs are defined under Article 25 and 26 of Constitution of India 1949. Provisions under these Articles are:

Article 25 of Constitution of India "Freedom of conscience and free profession, practice and propagation of religion"

(1) Subject to public order, morality and health and to the other provisions of this Part, all persons are equally entitled to freedom of conscience and the right freely to profess, practice and propagate religion.

(2) Nothing in this article shall affect the operation of any existing law or prevent the State from making any law

 

(a) regulating or restricting any economic, financial, political or other secular activity which may be associated with religious practice;

(b) providing for social welfare and reform or the throwing open of Hindu religious institutions of a public character to all classes and sections of Hindus.

Explanation I.- The wearing and carrying of kirpans shall be deemed to be included in the profession of the Sikh religion.

Explanation II.- In sub-clause (b) of clause reference to Hindus shall be construed as including a reference to persons professing the Sikh, Jaina or Buddhist religion, and the reference to Hindu religious institutions shall be construed accordingly.

Article 26 of Constitution of India "Freedom to manage religious affairs"

Subject to public order, morality and health, every religious denomination or any section thereof shall have the right-

(a) to establish and maintain institutions for religious and charitable purposes;

(b) to manage its own affairs in matters of religion;

(c) to own and acquire movable and immovable property; and

(d) to administer such property in accordance with law.

Constitution of India 1949

What is Prohibition of traffic in human beings and forced labor? What is Prohibition of employment of children in factories, etc.? Article 23 and 24 of Constitution of India, 1949

What is Freedom of conscience and free profession, practice and propagation of religion? What is Freedom to manage religious affairs? Article 25 and 26 of Constitution of India, 1949

What is Freedom as to payment of taxes for promotion of any particular religion? What is Freedom as to attendance at religious instruction or religious worship in certain educational institutions? Article 27 and 28 of Constitution of India, 1949

What is Protection of interests of minorities? What is Right of minorities to establish and administer educational institutions? Article 29 and 30 of Constitution of India, 1949

What is Saving of laws providing for acquisition of estates, etc? What is Validation of certain Acts and Regulations? What is Saving of laws giving effect to certain directive principles? Article 31A, 31B and 31C of Constitution of India, 1949

What is Remedies for enforcement of rights conferred by this Part? What is Power of Parliament to modify the rights conferred by this Part in their application? Article 32 and 33 of Constitution of India, 1949

What is Restriction on rights conferred by this Part while martial law is in force in any area? What is Legislation to give effect to the provisions of this Part? Article 34 and 35 of Constitution of India, 1949

What are the Definitions of Directive Principles Of State Policy? What are the of the principles contained in this Part? Article 36 and 37 of Constitution of India, 1949

What is the meaning State to secure a social order for the promotion of welfare of the people? What is the meaning Certain principles of policy to be followed by the State? Article 38 and 39 of Constitution of India, 1949

What is the Equal justice and free legal aid? What is Organization of village panchayats? Article 39A and 40 of Constitution of India, 1949

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