Article 15: You should know these 5 things of Article 15

  • The State shall not discriminate against any citizen on grounds only of religion, race, caste, sex, place of birth or any of them
  • No citizen shall, on grounds only of religion, race, caste, sex, place of birth or any of them, be subject to any disability, liability, restriction or condition with regard to—
  • (a) access to shops, public restaurants, hotels and places of public entertainment; OR
  • (b) the use of wells, tanks, bathing ghats, roads and places of public resort maintained wholly or partly out of State funds or dedicated to the use of the general public.
  • Nothing in this article or in clause (2) of article 29 shall prevent the State from making any special provision for the advancement of any socially and educationally backward classes of citizens or for the SC or ST
  • Or make special provisions relate to their admission to educational institutions including private educational institutions, whether aided or unaided by the State,
  • Nothing in this article can prevent state from making special provision for children or women.

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