Statement 1: The constitution protects all Indian citizens against discrimination on the basis of caste, gender and religion.
Statement 2: The Indian constitition provides certain basic rights to all citizens called fundamental rights.
Read the above statements about fundamental rights and select the option that is true.
Statement 1 is correct but statement 2 is incorrect.
Statement 1 is incorrect but statement 2 is correct.
Both statements are correct. Statement 1 is the reason for statement 2.
Both statements are correct. Statement 2 is the reason for statement 1.
The correct option is D Both statements are correct. Statement 2 is the reason for statement 1.
India being a secular democracy implies that all citizens are considered equal before the law regardless of their caste, religion and gender. The constitution entitles all Indian citizens with certain basic rights called fundamental rights. These fundamental rights give us a sense of equality and freedom and protect us from all kinds of exploitation and discrimination.
Thus, both of the statements are correct and the 2nd statement provides the reason for the 1st statement.