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Articles Related to Directive Principles of State Policy

Directive Principles of State Policy are enumerated in part IV of the constitution from article 36 to 51. The father of Indian constitution took these DPSPs from the constitution of Ireland. Dr Ambedkar called these principles as the “Novel Features” of the Indian constitution.
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Directive Principles of State Policy are enumerated in part IV of the constitution from article 36 to 51. The father of Indian constitution took these DPSPs from the constitution of Ireland. Dr Ambedkar called these principles as the “Novel Features” of the Indian constitution.

Indian Constitution: Important Amendments at a Glance

Articles Related to Directive Principles of State Policy at a Glance:

Articles No.

Subject Matter

36.

Definition of the state

37.

Application of the principles contained in this part

38.

State to secure a social order for the promotion of welfare of the people

39.

Certain principles of policies to be followed by the state

39A.

Equal justice and free legal aid

40.

Organization of village Panchayats

41.

Right to work, to education and to public assistance in certain cases

42.

Provision for just and humane conditions of work and maternity leave

43.

Living wage. Etc. for work.

43A.

Participation of workers in management of industries

43B.

Promotion of cooperative societies

44.

Uniform civil code for the citizens

45.

Provision for early childhood care and education of children below the age of six years

46.

Promotion of educational and economic interests of schedule castes, schedule tribes and other weaker sections

47.

Duty of the state to raise the level of nutrition and the standard of living and to improve public health

48.

Organisation of agriculture and animal husbandry

48A.

Protection and improvement of environment and safeguarding of forests and wildlife

49.

Protection of monuments and places and objects of national importance

50.

Separation of judiciary from executive

51.

Promotion of international peace and security

Fundamental Rights

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