. Abolition of untouchability Article 17 was mentioned

under which part of the Indian Constitution?

A: Directive principles

B: Citizenship

C: Fundamental rights

D: None of these


Best Answer


  • The abolition of untouchability (Article 17) is mentioned in Part III of the Indian constitution's Fundamental Rights section.
  • According to the article, untouchability has been abolished, and its practise in any form is prohibited. 
  • The major purpose of this article is to eliminate caste discrimination, which still exists in India. 
  • Discrimination based on caste is illegal and punishable in court.

Final answer:

Hence, the correct answer is option C, i.e., Fundamental rights.



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