NIOS Class 10 Social Studies Chapter 16 Fundamental Rights and Fundamental Duties Part 2 (For CBSE, ICSE, IAS, NET, NRA 2022)

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Fundamental Duties

  • Ten Fundamental Duties were added in Part-IV of the Constitution under Article 51-A in the year 1976 through the 42nd Constitutional Amendment.
  • Fundamental Rights are justiciable, the Fundamental Duties are non-justiciable

The following ten duties have been listed in the Constitution of India:

  • to abide by the Constitution and respect its ideals and institutions, the National Flag, National Anthem;
  • to cherish and follow the noble ideals which inspired our national struggle for freedom;
  • to uphold and protect the sovereignty, unity and integrity of India
  • to defend the country and render national service when called upon to do;
  • to promote harmony and the spirit of common brotherhood amongst all the people of India and to renounce practices derogatory to the dignity of women;
  • to value and preserve the rich heritage of our composite culture;
  • to protect and improve the natural environments including forests, lakes, rivers and wildlife;
  • to develop the scientific temper, humanism and the spirit of inquiry and reform;
  • to safeguard public property and not to use violence; and
  • to serve towards excellence in all spheres of individual and collective activity.

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