9 Important civil and political rights granted in the Declaration

Answer: Some of the important civil and political rights granted in the declaration are:

(i) Right to life, liberty, and security.
(ii) Freedom from slavery and servitude.
(iii) Freedom from torture or cruel, inhuman, or degrading treatment or punishment.
(iv) Right to protection under the law and free access to it.
(v) Freedom of movement, the right of asylum, the right to a nationality.
(vi) The right to. marry and found a family, the right to own property.
(vii) Freedom of thought conscience and religious opinion and expression.
(viii) Right to peaceful assembly and association.
(ix) Participation in Government and public service.


Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Human rights refer to freedoms and rights which should be available to all human beings irrespective of their caste, class, gender, and religion. These rights include the right to life, the right to freedom of speech and expression, the right to equality, the right to education, etc. Read more

The Union Legislature

The Union Parliament consists of the President and two houses—The House of People commonly known as the Lok Sabha and the Council of States known as the Rajya Sabha. The Parliament is a body of people’s representatives who have the supreme power and authority of governance in a democratic country. Read more

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