Swadesh Kumar is visiting his village. He is accompanied by one of his friends. They decided to have a cup of tea at the village roadside hotel. The shopkeeper knew Swadesh Kumar but asked the name of his friend to know his caste. After this, the shopkeeper served tea to Swadesh Kumar in a nice mug while his friend was given tea in an earthen cup because he was Dalit. Do you think they involve violation of fundamental rights?

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To answer your question, we first have to define what fundamental rights are. Depending on where you live, fundamental rights constitute specific rights that are protected under the constitution of any country. This can include freedoms like the right to religious freedom, the right to equality, and the right to freedom of expression. In India, where Dalits are considered 'Untouchables,' constitutionally protected fundamental rights are especially...

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