Part IV of Indian Constitution deals with Directive Principles of our State Policy (DPSP). The provisions contained in this Part cannot be enforced by any court, but these principles are fundamental in the governance of the country and it shall be the duty of the State to apply these principles in making laws.
- The State is required to strive for the welfare of the people by establishing a social order where justice, social, economic, and political, informs all institutions of national life.
- The State should also aim to minimize income inequalities and eliminate inequalities in status, facilities, and opportunities among individuals and groups.
- This article emphasizes the importance of creating an equitable society and ensuring equal rights and opportunities for all citizens.
- It states that the State shall secure that the operation of the legal system promotes justice, on a basis of equal opportunity.
- Additionally, it requires the State to provide free legal aid, by suitable legislation or schemes or in any other way.
- This article emphasizes the importance of equal access to justice and the provision of legal assistance to those who cannot afford it.
- It aims to ensure that justice is not limited to those with financial means, but is accessible to all members of society.
|1. What are the Directive Principles of State Policy?|
|2. How are the Directive Principles of State Policy different from Fundamental Rights?|
|3. What are some of the important Directive Principles of State Policy mentioned in the Constitution of India?|
|4. Do the Directive Principles of State Policy have any legal significance?|
|5. How do the Directive Principles of State Policy contribute to the overall development of the country?|