. Abolition of untouchability Article 17 was mentioned
under which part of the Indian Constitution?
A: Directive principles
C: Fundamental rights
D: None of these
- 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.
Hence, the correct answer is option C, i.e., Fundamental rights.