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Correct Option is Only b

Fundamental Rights: They are a branch of civil rights and are given higher importance in India as they are defended by the Supreme Court directly. Some Fundamental Rights are confined to citizens only while others are open to all. For example, Art. 15, 16, 19, 20 and 29 in the Chapter on Fundamental Rights in the Indian Constitution (Part III) are available to India citizen only. They are essential for human development, democracy and social progress. Statement b: Right to equality is covered under article 14 to 18. Right to Equality (Art. 14-18) Article 14:- Equality before the law and equal protection of the law Article 15:- Prohibition of discrimination on grounds only of religion race, caste, sex or place of birth. Article 16:- Equality of opportunity in the matter of public employment Article 17:- Abolition of untouchability and Prohibition of its practices Article 18:- Abolition of titles, Military and academic distinctions are, however, exempted

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