Description:                                                                              Resources:

Curriculum: BCI (law courses in India);                                   Worksheet (PDF format)

                    VTU (engineering courses in Karnataka)  

Grade(s):    Undergraduates                                

Subject(s):  Constitutional Law (BCI); Constitution of India, Professional Ethics and Human Rights (VTU)


Level of difficulty: Moderate

Articles 23 and 24 of the Constitution of India 1950, guarantees us the right against exploitation. These provisions prohibit: human trafficking, begar, any form of forced labour and child labour; and seek to protect us against exploitative practices and systems.

In this worksheet we will revisit the constitutional history behind Articles 23 and 24 of the Indian Constitution.

What were the debates among the framers of the Indian Constitution on the right against exploitation?

This exercise is designed for students of undergraduate courses.