Q. In the context of the “Right to Freedom of Religion”, which of the following statements is/are correct? Select the correct answer using the code given below
The correct option is A
Statement 1 is correct.
Article 25 (Under Right to Freedom of Religion) provides for the transmission and dissemination of one’s religious beliefs to others or exposition of the tenets of one’s religion. But, it does not include a right to convert another person to one’s own religion. Forcible conversions impinge on the ‘freedom of conscience’ guaranteed to all the persons alike.
Statement 2 is incorrect.
Rights under Articles 25 and 26 (Right to Freedom of Religion) are subject to public order, morality and health but not subject to other provisions relating to the Fundamental Rights.