(Article 21) in D.K. Basu vs State of West Bengal (1997) 1 SCC 416: 1997 SCC (Cri) 92 states that…

(Article 21) in D.K. Basu vs State of West Bengal (1997) 1 SCC 416: 1997 SCC (Cri) 92 states that…

Article 21 of the Indian Constitution, as highlighted in the case of D.K. Basu vs State of West Bengal, basically says that every person in India has the right to life and personal liberty. This means that no one can take away your life or freedom except according to fair and just laws. The court in this case emphasized that this right includes the right to be treated with dignity and respect, even during arrests and detentions. It’s like a reminder that every person’s life and freedom are very important and should be protected by the law.