Consider the following statements about Fundamental Rights guaranteed by the Indian constitution:
- Fundamental Rights have been sourced from United States Constitution
- They can be curtailed or repealed by the Parliament through a constitutional amendment act
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
Both statements are correct. Fundamental Rights are justiciable but not absolute in nature. They can be suspended during the operation of a National Emergency except the rights guaranteed by Articles 20 and 21. Furthermore, they can be curtailed or repealed by the parliament through a constitutional amendment act.
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