Article 19 (1) (c) gives all citizens the right to have the freedom to form associations or unions. Right to form an association is proving a shield in the hands of millions of people to fight against arbitrary action. Every citizen has a right to form association to achieve legal purpose through legal me The concept of collective bargaining is nothing but an outcome of this right.
Clause (4) provides that nothing in sub-clause (c) of the said clause shall affect the operation of any existing law in so far as it imposes or prevents the state from making any law in the interest of, the sovereignty and integrity of India or public order or morality.
Thus reasonable restrictions can be imposed on this right as well in the interest of sovereignty, integrity of India, public order.