Famous Case Laws on Fundamental Rights of Indian Constitution

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The people don???t know their powers and their rights. In order to know their powers and their rights the Indian constitution was formed.

Indian Constitution contains fundamental political principles, establishes the structure, procedures, powers and duties of government institutions and sets out fundamental rights, directive principles and the duties of citizens.


Indian Constitution Contains 22 Parts, 395 Articles, 12 Schedules.

Scheme of the Constitution

Justiciable Fundamental Rights as well as the Non-Justiciable Directive Principles.



Article 12 – 35 : Deals with Fundamental Rights

Fundamental Rights are not Absolute Rights – Can be suspended during a National Emergency

Note: Now Right to Property is not a Fundamental Right – it is now only a Legal Right


6 Fundamental Rights

Art. 14-18 : Right to Equity

Art. 19-22 : Right to Freedom

Art. 23-24 : Right against Exploitation

Art. 25-28 : Right to Freedom of Religion

Art. 29-30 : Cultural & Educational Rights

Art. 32???????? :??Right to Constitutional Remedies


Famous Cases on Fundamental rights

In 1965 :

Sajjan Singh Vs State of Rajasthan AIR 1965 SC 845

The Supreme Court held that “the Parliament can amend any part of the Constitution including fundamental rights”.

In 1967 :

Golaknath and Ors. vs State of Punjab and Anrs 1967 AIR 1643, 1967 SCR (2) 762

The verdict of the Golaknath case, said that “the fundamental rights cannot be amended”

Important Case Laws


Important cases which we need to refer to know the concept of law or to know the remedies which we ought to get by referring the judgments given previously termed as Landmark judgment by our great judges (more…)