Are these restrictions on the right to freedom justified? Give reasons for your answer.

a. Indian citizens need permission to visit some border areas of the country for reasons of security.

b. Outsiders are not allowed to buy property in some areas to protect the interest of the local population.

c. The government bans the publication of a book that can go against the ruling party in the next elections

Asked by Shivani Kumari | 2 years ago |  348

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Solution :-

a. Yes, it is justified as even though the right to travel to any part of the country is a fundamental right there are some reasonable restrictions. These restrictions are applied to secure the interests of different communities of the country and also to maintain law and order.

b. Yes, this is justified as the intention is to secure the cultural and linguistic rights of certain sections of the community.

c. No, it is not justified as it curtails an individual’s fundamental right of freedom where he/she can express his opinions. Freedom of speech and expression empowers people to exhibit their thoughts

Answered by Vishal kumar | 2 years ago

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