SSC Indian Polity and Civics Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-2

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    A socialistic ideology is reflected in the Directive Principle, which calls for

    A)  Securing equitable distribution of material resources of the country to prevent concentration of wealth

    B)  Promotion of cottage industries

    C)  Free and compulsory education for children up to 14 years of age

    D)  All the above

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

    [a] Socialistic principles reflect the ideology of socialism. They lay down the framework of a democratic socialist state, aim at providing social and economic justice, and set the path towards welfare state. They direct the state:
    1. To promote the welfare of the people by securing a social order permeated by justice? social, economic and political?and to minimise inequalities in income, status, facilities and opportunities4 (Article 38).
    2. To secure [a] the right to adequate means of livelihood for all citizens; [b] the equitable distribution of material resources of the community for the common good; [c] prevention of concentration of wealth and means of production; [d] equal pay for equal work for men and women; (e) preservation of the health and strength of workers and children against forcible abuse; and (0 opportunities for healthy development of children (Article 39)
    3. To promote equal justice and to provide free legal aid to the poor 6 (Article 39 A).
    4. To secure the right to work, to education and to public assistance in cases of unemployment, old age, sickness and disablement (Article 41).
    5. To make provision for just and humane conditions for work and maternity relief (Article 42)
    6. To secure a living wage7, a decent standard of life and social and cultural opportunities for all workers (Article 43)
    7. To take steps to secure the participation of workers in the management ofindustries8 (Article 43 A).
    8. To raise the level of nutrition and the standard of living of people and to improve public health (Article 47).

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