What are the economic, social, and cultural rights?

QUESTION: What are the economic, social, and cultural rights? Mention the Articles containing them?


Articles 22 to 27 deal with economic, social, and cultural rights. They are:

(i) The right to social security.
(ii) The right to work, the right to equal pay for equal work, the right to join and form trade unions.
(iii) The right to rest and leisure.
(iv) The right to a standard of living adequate for health and well-being.
(v) The right to education.
(vi) The right to participate in the cultural life of the community.


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 High Courts and Subordinate Courts

The Constitution of India has provided for a High Court for each state. However, there may be one High Court for two states or union territories. This depends on the area and the population of the state or union territory. There are 21 High Courts in India. Delhi is the only union territory that has a High Court of its own. Read more

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