UPSC General Studies Sample Paper General Studies Sample Paper-3

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    Consider the following statements regarding rights of women enshrined in the Constitution of India.
    1. As per Article 51A (e) it shall be the duty of every citizen of India to renounce the practices derogatory to the dignity of women.
    2. As per Article 39 (e) the state is required to ensure that the health and strength of women workers are not abused and that they are not forced by economic necessity to enter avocations unsuited to their strength.
    3. Protection of women form Domestic Violence Act (2005) is a comprehensive legislation to protect women from all forms of domestic violence.
    Which of the statements given above are correct?

    A)  1 and 2           

    B)  2 and 3           

    C)  All of these

    D)  None of these

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    [c] Article 51 A(e) to renounce the practices derogatory to the dignity of women. It is one of the Fundamental duty of Indian citizen. All these statements are correct, the right available to woman can be classified into two categories, namely, constitutional rights and legal rights. The constitutional rights are those which are provided in the various provisions of the Constitution. So, the Statement 2 is correct as it a part of Directive Principles of State Policy. The legal rights, on the other hand, are those which provided in the various laws (acts) of the Parliament and the State Legislatures. So, the Statement 3 is correct in this regard.

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