How Right to Privacy is going to effect our lives

On 24 August 2017, the Supreme Court of India passed a landmark, dynamic judgment with compelling consequences.The privacy debate has been mounted by some as a zero-sum game between State interest and individual interest. A nine-judge bench categorically held that the right to privacy is a fundamental right preserve under Article 21 of the Constitution of India. It will be accorded the same protection as other fundamental rights under Chapter III of the Constitution.The armed forces and intelligence agencies rely on military secrecy. Democracy is an effect of the secret ballot. The bureaucracy cannot work without official secrets.

Here are some points you must know about the right to privacy act:

1.Previously the right to privacy was constantly considered as legal right.

2.All doubts have now been clear up for once and for all, with regard to the perception of the right to privacy.

3.The fundamental right to privacy is not equal to an entire right.

4.This judgment is likely to have a huge hit upon a variety of pending matters including the Aadhaar matter.

5.A lot of people have the misunderstanding that by means of the current judgment, they have been acknowledged an absolute right to privacy.

  1. informative privacy is also privacy in the electronic and digital ecosystem.
  2. This milestone judgment is also going to give a huge impetus to the further growth of privacy jurisprudence in India.


For Detailed Judgement, you could visit Supreme Court Of India Web site.

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