Topic:Indian Constitution—historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure. Comparison of the Indian constitutional scheme with that of other countries.
1) Recent increase in protests and agitations has led to considerable damage to public property and social disharmony. In this context discuss the relevance of fundamental duties under Article 51A of the Indian constitution. (250 words)
Indian Polity by Laxmikanth
Why this question:
The question is based on the recent happenings that have direct relevance to fundamental duties under Article 51A of the Indian constitution.
Key demand of the question:
Answer demands relevance of fundamental duties in democratic state. And how they are important to inculcate discipline among citizens.
Discuss – This is an all-encompassing directive – you have to debate on paper by going through the details of the issues concerned by examining each one of them. You have to give reasons for both for and against arguments.
Structure of the answer:
Write in short about How and why fundamental duties were included in constitution.
Write importance of fundamental duties for instance write Some of them are moral duties while others are civic duties.
Cherishing noble ideals of freedom struggle is a moral precept and respecting the Constitution, National Flag and National Anthem is a civic duty. They serve as a warning against the anti-national and antisocial activities. They serve as a source of inspiration for the citizens and promote a sense of discipline and commitment among them.
Conclude by giving suggestions and write how it will eventually help to protect public property.