DMPQ: What is the diff between FR and ordinary right? Discuss the significance of FR?

FR: aggrieved person can directly approach SC under article 32. Example of  FR . In ordinary rights violation, one has to go through proper channel. He/she can’t approach SC directly.

Significance of FR’s

  • Limits the power of the state.
  • Maintain balance of power.
  • Ensure constitutionalism . Constitution is supreme. Rule of law will always prevail.
  • Affirmative actions for weaker action.(social justice)( Think u can add various points)
  • Emphasis on Individual rights. It reinforces dignity, liberty, respect of an individual. Give example
  • Maintain secular fabric. ( preserve rights of minorities)
  • Part III provides basic norms of democratic polity.