23. Prohibition of traffic in human beings and forced labour.-
Traffic in human beings and begar and other similar forms of forced
labour are prohibited and any contravention of this provision shall be
an offence punishable in accordance with law.
(2) Nothing in this article shall prevent the State from imposing
compulsory service for public purposes, and in imposing such service
the State shall not make any discrimination on grounds only of
religion, race, caste or class or any of them.