Fundamental Rights and Duties (ICSE 5)

Legal Studies


Fundamental Rights

Fundamental Rights find a place in Part 3 of the Constitution of India. These rights give people protection from oppressive governments and place a duty on the government to uphold them. If our rights are violated by the government, we can go to the court for protection of these rights.


Preamble of the Indian Constitution

The Preamble of Constitution serves the following purposes as the matters of its importance:
(1) It indicates the source from which the Constitution comes into existence, i.e. the people of India.
(2) It contains the enacting clause which brings into force the Constitution.
(3) It declares the rights and freedoms which the people of India intended to secure to all citizens and the basic structure of the Government and the polity which was to be established.