What is Article 15 of the Indian constitution: All you need to know
New Delhi : Bollywood star Ayushmann Khurrana upcoming film Article 15 is a crime thriller film directed by Anubhav Sinha. The film is based on Article 15 of the Indian Constitution, which prohibits discrimination on grounds of religion, race, caste, sex or place of birth.
Article 15 takes inspiration from true life events, including the 2014 Badaun gang-rape case and 2016 Una flogging incident. Do you know about Article 15? If you do not know then we will tell about it in detail.
What is Article 15 of the Indian constitution?
Article 15 of the Constitution of India deals with the Prohibition of discrimination on grounds of religion, race, caste, sex or place of birth. The Article 15 provides that there shall be no restriction on any person on any of the above bases to access and use the public places such as shops, restaurants, hotels, places of public entertainment, etc. access to shops, public restaurants, hotels and places of public entertainment; or 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.
Article 15 (3): Nothing in this article shall prevent the State from making any special provision for women and children.
Article 15 (4): Article 15(4) empowers the state to make special provisions for the advancement of socially and educationally backward or SC/STs.
Article 15 (5): Article 15(5) goes one step further and empowers the state to make a reservation in admission into education institutions including private schools or colleges whether or not aided by the government.