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DPSP - An Introduction and their Features
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What are DPSPs want to know? Learn more about them in this video.

Rahul Agrawal is teaching live on Unacademy Plus

Rahul Agrawal
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Sir you solved it in such a nice and essy will save our time in exam...Thanx a lot sir
sir please make videos of all the important chapters of M. Laxmikanth You make us understand very easily
Hello sir Please make a video on”e-LISA project,Redefining citizenship and factories act 1881”. I shall be thankful to u.Regards
Sir, what about the previous courses, FD, Preamble, Schedules ? From where we can get them?
thank you so much sir.. mujhe dpsp samjh hi ni aata tha.. thank you for this lesson
Please upload further sessions on DPSP soon. Thanks.
  1. All about Directive principles of state policy (DPSP) for UPSC CSE Prelims 2018 -By Rahul Agrawal R. AGRAWAL

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  3. Directive Principles of state policy Originally there in the constitution. Part IV (Article 36-51) Dr. BR Ambedkar described DPSP as novel feature R. AGRAWAL

  4. Features of the directive principles:- 1) These are the ideals that the state should keep in mind while formulative policies, making laws. 2) Constitutional instructions/recommendations to the state. 3) Instrument of instructions. 4) They aim at realizing the high ideals of justice liberty, equality & fraternity. R. AGRAWAL

  5. 5) Seek to establish economic & social democracy in the country. 6) Non justiciable in nature Government cannot be compelled to implement them Not legally enforceable by the courts 7) Also helps court in examining and determining the constitutional validity of a law. R. AGRAWAL

  6. Article 37- "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" Moral obligation on the state. R. AGRAWAL

  7. What's the reason behind making DPSP non justiciable & non enforceable. 1) Non sufficient financial resources, to implement them 2) Diversity, backwardness 3) Not the correct time, pragmatic view needed to be taken. R. AGRAWAL

  8. -Real force behind implementation of DPSP is public opinion. 1) A government which rests on popular vote can hardly ignore the directive principles. 2) No ministry can afford light heartedly to ignore the DPSPs. R. AGRAWAL

  9. Classification The Constitution does not contain any classification of the Directive Principles. But, on the basis of their content and direction, they can be classified broadly into socialist, Gandhian and liberal-intellectual. R. AGRAWAL

  10. Socialistic Principles: These reflect the ideology of socialism 1) To promote the welfare of the people by securing a social order permeated by social, economic and political justice and to minimise inequalities in income, status, facilities and opportunities. (Art 38) 2) to secure (a) the right to adequate means of livelihood for all citizens; (b) the equitable distribution of material resources of the community for common good; (c) prevention of concentration of wealth and means of production; (d) equal pay for equal work for men and women; (e) preservation of the health and strength of workers and children against forcible abuse; and (f) opportunities for healthy development of children. (Art 39) 3) to promote equal justice and to provide free legal aid to the poor. (Art 39A) 4) to secure the right to work, to education and to public assistance in cases of unemployment, old age, sickness and disablement. (Art 41) R. AGRAWAL

  11. The Gandhian Principles: 1) to organize village Panchayats and endow them with necessary powers and authority to 2) to promote cottage industries on an individual or co-operation basis in rural areas. (Art 3) to promote voluntary formation, autonomous functioning, democratic control, and 4) to promote the educational and economic interests of SCs, STs and other weaker sections 5) to prohibit the consumption of intoxicating drinks and drugs which are injurious to 6) to prohibit slaughter of cows, calves and other milch and drought cattle and to improve enable them to function as units of self government. (Art 40) 43) professional management of co-operative societies. (Art 43B) of the society and to protect them from social injustice and exploitation. (Art 46) health. (Art 47) their breeds. (Art 48) R. AGRAWAL

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