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Watch | Hamara Samvidhan: Articles 17 and 18 (Abolition of Untouchability and Titles)

The makers of the constitution, through Article 17, declared the discrimination of untouchability based on casteism as unconstitutional.

The makers of the constitution, through Article 17, declared the discrimination of untouchability based on casteism as unconstitutional.

In this short video, Advocate Avani Bansal explains Article 17 and explains that no one can be prevented from entering a temple based on caste. You can go to court against anyone who does.

This video also explains Article 18 of the Constitution, by which the system abolished all kinds of titles like ‘Sir’, ‘Lord’ etc. No separate class can be created amongst the Indian people. No citizen of India or a government official can take any title, gift, payments, etc., from a foreign government, without the President’s permission.

Let’s know about Article 17 and 18 in Episode 18 of our Constitution.