Consider the following statements about Directive Principles enumerated in Part IV of Indian Constitution:

  1. They have been sourced from Irish Constitution
  2. They are not legally enforceable by the courts for their violation

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [C] Both 1 & 2

Both are correct statements
The phrase ‘Directive Principle of State Policy’ denotes the ideals that the State should keep in mind while formulating policies and enacting laws. The Directive Principles constitute a very comprehensive economic, social and political programme.

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