Part III of the Constitution is described as the Magna Carta of India. It contains a very long and comprehensive list of ‘justiciable’ fundamental rights. In fact, the Fundamental Rights in our constitution are more elaborate than those found in the Constitution of any other country in the world, including the USA.
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‘Magna Carta’ is the Charter of Rights issued by King John of England in 1215 under pressure from the barons. This is the first written document relating to the Fundamental Rights of citizens.
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