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Fundamental Duties

Fundamental Rights and Duties

4th May – Fundamental Rights and Duties

Fundamental Rights and Duties To offset the increasing tendencies of indifference towards the business of the government amongst its citizens and to check fissiparous growth, the Constitution (Forty-Second) Amendment Act, 1976 introduced the concept of fundamental duties by adding Part IV-A, consisting of the sole Article 51A. Duties – Individual or public in character? The …

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Fundamental Duties

Fundamental Rights, yes. What about Fundamental Duties?

Roughly two years ago, the Supreme Court dismissed a petition that sought the implementation of Justice JS Verma Committee’s recommendations for the legal enforcement of Fundamental Duties as enshrined in Part IV (A) of the Constitution of India. Need for enforcement – There have been cases where Fundamental Duties have been brazenly flouted by people …

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