Indian Constitution

Article 15 and Prohibition of Discrimination in Indian Constitution

March 10, 2013

Article 15 (1) and (2) prohibit the state from discriminating any citizen on ground of any religion, race, caste, sex, place of birth or any of them. These articles provide that there shall be no restriction on any person on any of the above bases to access...

Montagu Declaration (August Declaration) 1917

October 22, 2011

Edwin Samuel Montagu served as Secretary of State for India between 1917 and 1922. On 20 August 1917, he made a historic declaration in the House of Commons defining the goal of British policies in India. In the previous month, he had made a scathing attack on the...

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