The directive principles added by the 42nd amendment of the constitution is / are:
1. Free legal aid to citizens
2. Participation of workers in the management of undertakings
3. Minimise inequalities in income and status
Choose the correct option from the codes given below:

Answer: [B] Only 1 & 2

The 42nd Amendment Act of 1976 added four new Directive Principles to the original list. They require the State:

  • To secure opportunities for healthy development of children (Article 39)
  • To promote equal justice and to provide free legal aid to the poor (Article 39 A)
  • To take steps to secure the participation of workers in the management of industries (Article 43 A)
  • To protect and improve the environment and to safeguard forests and wild life (Article 48 A)

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