Differentiate between political, economic and cultural rights. Give examples of each kind of right.
Political rights are those rights that ensure equality before law and the right to participate in the political process. Right to contest election is a political right.
Economic rights are those rights that ensure the entitlement of basic needs of food, shelter etc.
Economic rights helps in fulfilling the political rights. Right to minimum wage is an economic right.
Cultural rights are given to citizens to preserve their culture, its essence and its dignity.
Political rights and economic rights help in ensuring cultural rights for citizens. Right to establish institutions to preserve one’s language is a cultural right.