ARTICLE 27, 28 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

Freedom as to payment of taxes for promotion of any particular religion and Freedom as to attendance at religious instruction or religious worship in certain educational institutions are defined under Article 27 and 28 of Constitution of India 1949. Provisions under these Articles are:

 

 

Article 27 of Constitution of India "Freedom as to payment of taxes for promotion of any particular religion"

No person shall be compelled to pay any taxes, the proceeds of which are specifically appropriated in payment of expenses for the promotion or maintenance of any particular religion or religions denomination

 

Article 28 of Constitution of India "Freedom as to attendance at religious instruction or religious worship in certain educational institutions"

(1)No religion instruction shall be provided in any educational institution wholly maintained out of State funds.

(2) Nothing in clause (1) shall apply to an educational institution which is administered by the State but has been established under any endowment or trust which requires that religious instruction shall be imparted in such institution.

(3) No person attending any educational institution recognized by the State or receiving aid out of State funds shall be required to take part in any religious instruction that may be imparted in such institution or to attend any religious worship that may be conducted in such institution or in any premises attached thereto unless such person or, if such person is a minor, his guardian has given his consent thereto. Cultural and Educational Rights

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