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FUNDAMENTAL DUTIES MEANING/SIGNIFICANCE CHARACTERISTICS M. DEEPIKA REDDY HYDERABAD
INTRODUCTION Fundamental Duties - not a part of the Indian Constitution when it commenced added later by the 42nd Constitutional Amendment Act basis recommendations made by the Sardar Swaran sourced from the Constitution of Russia 1976 Singh Committee.
MEANING Obligations to be followed by the citizens - Moral or legal Fundamental duties in the Indian Constitution - Of all the citizens are moral obligations To help promote the spirit of patriotism and uphold the unity of the country
CHARACTERISTICS 1. Moral and Civic Obligations 2. Non-justiciable in nature 4. Supreme Court in its various judgments stated that fundamental duties are not obligatory only to the citizens but also to the states.
SIGNIFICANCE Remind the citizens that while enjoying rights they also have some fundamental duties to follow 1. 3. Inspire the citizens t play an active role in the development of the country and not be just spectators Foster the feeling of oneness, thereby contributing to the unity of the nation 4.
SIGNIFICANCE 5. Though non-justiciable, some of them are enforceable by a statute and some of them are integral to the fundamental rights 6. Rights and Duties are inseparable - two sides of a same coin. They are correlated and either of them cannot be ignored