GRACE IN OUR CONSTITUTION


Author :Ramalakshmi/Apj.arul.



GRACE IN OUR CONSTITUTION
FUNDAMENTAL DUTIES
Art. 51A. It shall be the duty of every citizen of
India.
(a) to abide by the Constitution and respect its ideals and
institutions, the National Flag and the National Anthem;
(b) to cherish and follow the noble ideals which inspired
our national struggle for freedom;
(c) to uphold and protect the sovereignty, unity and integrity
of India;
(d) to defend the country and render national service when
called upon to do so;
(e) to promote harmony and the spirit of common brotherhood
amongst all the people of India transcending
religious; linguistic and regional or sectional diversities;
to renounce practices derogatory to the dignity
of women;
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(f) to value and preserve the rich heritage of our composite
culture;
(g) to protect and improve the natural environment including
forests, lakes, rivers and wild life, and to have
compassion for living creatures;
(h) to develop the scientific temper, humanism and the
spirit of inquiry and reform;
(i) to safeguard public property and to abjure violence;
(j) to strive towards excellence in all spheres of individual
and collective activity, so that the nation constantly
rises to higher levels of endeavour and achievement.
(k) who is a parent or guardian to provide opportunities
for education to his child or, as the case may be,
ward between the age of six and fourteen years.
In 51(A)(g)
.... to have compassion
for living creatures;

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