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Article 14 of Constitution of India

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Article 14 of Constitution of India deals with Equality before Law.

From the Constitution

The State shall not deny to any person equality before the law or the equal protection of the laws within the territory of India.


  • 'Equality' means 'Legal Equality' and not natural equality. 'Equality before the Law' means that among equals the law must be equal and must be equally administered, that like must be treated alike.

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Other Articles from the Constitution of India

  • Article 15: Prohibition of discrimination on grounds of religion, race, caste, sex or place of birth
  • Article 16: Equality of opportunity in matters of public employment
  • Article 17: Abolition of Untouchability
  • Article 18: Abolition of titles

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