Consider the following Directive Principles:

  1. To minimise income inequalities
  2. To facilitate equal pay for equal work for men and women
  3. To provide free legal aid to the poor
  4. To prohibit the consumption of intoxicating drinks and drugs

Which of the above is/are based on Gandhian ideology?

Answer: [B] 4 Only

Directive Principles based on Gandhian ideology are:

  1. To organise village panchayats
  2. To promote cottage industries
  3. To promote the economic interests of weaker section of the society
  4. To prohibit the consumption of intoxicating drinks and drugs
  5. To prohibit the slaughter of cows

This question is a part of GKToday's Integrated IAS General Studies Module