Freedom to hold Political Ideology a Fundamental Right under Article 21, Kerala HC

Meera Emmanuel July 9 2019

A Division Bench of the Kerala High Court on Monday upheld a single judge order directing the State of Kerala to pay Rs. 1 lakh as compensation to a man wrongly detained on a suspicion that he had connections with illegal maoist outfits. The Court also stated that the freedom of an individual to hold a particular political ideology is an aspect of fundamental right to personal liberty under Article 21

The Bench of Chief JusticeĀ Hrishikesh Roy and JusticeĀ AK Jayasankaran NambiarĀ made pertinent . . .

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