Chapter 5

NCERT
Class 9
Political Science
Solutions
1. Read these news reports and identify the right that is being debated in each of these cases:

Question:

Read these news reports and identify the right that is being debated in each of these cases:

(i) An emergency session of the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) rejected the proposal to form a separate body to manage the affairs of Sikh shrines in Haryana. It warned the government that the Sikh community would not tolerate any interference in their religious affairs. (June 2005)

(ii) The Allahabad High Court quashed the Central law, which gave Aligarh Muslim University its minority status and held illegal the reservation of seats for Muslims in its postgraduate medical courses. (January 2006)

(iii) The Rajasthan Government has decided to enact an anti-conversion law. Christian leaders have said that the Bill would aggravate the sense of insecurity and fear in the minds of minorities. (March 2005)

Answer:

(i) In the first news report, the Right to Freedom of Religion is debated.

(ii) In the second news report, the Right to Equality is debated.

(iii) In the third news report, the Right to Freedom of Religion is debated.

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