Explain the meaning and importance of Fundamental Rights.
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In India, like most other democracies in the world, some rights are mentioned in the Constitution. These rights are fundamental to our life and are given a special status. They are called Fundamental Rights. It talks about securing for all its citizens equality, liberty and justice. Fundamental Rights are an important basic feature of the Indian Constitution. These are preserved in the Part III of the Constitution. Importance' of Fundamental Rights: (i) Fundamental Rights create a feeling of security amongst the minorities in the country. (ii) No democracy can function in the absence of basic rights such as freedom of speech and expression. (iii) Fundamental Rights grant the standards of conduct, citizenship, justice and fair play. They act as a check on the government.