Article 17 of Indian Constitution and Abolishment of Untouchability Current Affairs, GK & News

Article 17 of Indian Constitution and Abolishment of Untouchability

Abolition of untouchability has been included among fundamental rights under article 17. This is one of the few fundamental rights available against individuals. To make untouchability law further strong, parliament passed Untouchability (offences) Act in 1955 which came into force 1st June, 1955. This act was further amended and renamed in 1976 as Protection of ..