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Articles Related to Directive Principles of State Policy

21-SEP-2016 12:56

    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

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