11 Basic Laws Which Indians Should Start Taking It Seriously
By Team Legistify / 2017-01-21
Indian Constitution has provided numerous laws to the general public for the protection of their rights. But, unfortunately, many people are not aware of them and face day-to-day problems.

Have a Legal Issue?

Get connected to the Best Lawyers and Chartered Accountants Near You!


As of September 2016, there have been 101(latest by GST Act) amendments to the Constitution of India since it was first enacted in 1950. There are two types of amendments to the constitution which are governed by article 368. These 101 amendments are the highest number of amendments done in any constitution of any country. And, thus, there is a various basic law which is also mentioned in the same Constitution of India, Which people of India don't take seriously.

1. Public Smoking

The best example of a law that is not followed in India is public smoking which is banned by The Prohibition of Smoking in Public Places Rules, 2008. This law mandates that smoking in public places life Restaurants, Offices, Cinema Theatres etc is prohibited, in fact, these Rules also extend to smoking by the roadside or in a parking lot.

Legally speaking in India you can only smoke in a private place like a residence or within the confines of a car (private) or restaurants which especially have smoking zones. The fact that this law is hardly enforced in so far as roadside smoking is concerned is quite evident from the fact that taking a stroll 200 meters from your residence would show the sheer number of people puffing away while walking on pavements etc.

2. Jumping Red Light

Indian Constitution has provided numerous laws to the general public for the protection of their rights. But, unfortunately, many people are not aware of them and face day-to-day problems.

Have a Legal Issue?

Get connected to the Best Lawyers and Chartered Accountants Near You!


Related Posts

Read Our Blogs on Similar Topics