UPSC General Studies Solved Paper - General Studies-2015

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    Consider the following statements regarding the Directive Principles of State Policy.
    1. The principles spell out the socio-economic democracy in the country.
    2. The provisions contained in these principles are not enforceable by any court.
    Which of the statements) given above is/are correct?

    A)  Only 1             

    B)  Only 2

    C)  Both 1 and 2    

    D)  Neither 1 nor 2

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    Exp. [c] The Directive Principles of State Policy spell out the socio-economic democracy in the country in the following ways Article-37 The Provisions contained in the Directive Principles of State Policy shall not be enforceable by any court, but the principles therein laid down are nevertheless fundamental in the governance of the country and it shall be the duty of the state to apply these principles in making laws. Article-38 To promote the welfare of people by securing a social order permeated by social, economic and political justice and de ocracy and to minimise the inequalities in income and to eliminate inequalities in status, facilities and opportunities, not only amongst individuals but also amongst groups of people residing in different areas or engaged in different vocations. Article-39 [b] To secure the equitable distributers of material resources of the community for the common goods. Article-39 [c] Prevention of concentration wealth and means of production. Article-39 [d] Equal pay for equal work for men and women. Article-39 [e] Preservation of health and strength of workers and children against forcible abuse. Article-41 To secure the right to work, education and to public assistance in cases of unemployment, old age, sickness and disablement. Article-43 To secure a living wage; a decent standard of life and social and cultural opportunities for all workers and to promote cottage industries on an individual or cooperative basis in rural areas.

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