Protection for the rights to equality before law and conviction for offences
Vikasdeep Singh Kohli
The paper described the Constitutional Safeguards to an accused person. On the behalf of this study, it’s concluded the accused person is also a part of the society and so that he has also some basic rights which are provided as fundamental rights in the Indian constitution. Article 14 guarantees to every person the right to equality before the law or the equal protection of the laws. It means that no man is above the law, all are equal in eye of law. The purpose of this research is to identify the general principle of “right to equality” the word “Right to equality” need no explanation because it tell its meaning itself and it is one the our fundamental right. Clause (3) of Article 20 declares that no person accused of an offence shall be compelled to be a witness against himself.e.