What sort of interpretation should be given to the Fundamental Rights?

In Maneka Gandhi v. Union of India the Supreme Court has held that Fundamental Rights should be given widest possible interpretation. In the present case, Justice Bhagwati observed that the court should expand the reach and ambit of the fundamental rights rather than attenuate their meaning and content by a process of judicial construction. In his views the attempt of the court should be to expand the reach and ambit of the Fundamental Rights rather than to attenuate their meaning and concept.

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