Chapter II
Fundamental Objectives and Directive Principles of State Policy

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    1. The State social order is founded on ideals of Freedom, Equality and Justice.

    2. In futherance of the social order-
      1. every citizen shall have equality of rights, obligations and opportunities before the law;
      2. the sanctity of the human person shall be recognized and human dignity shall be maintained and enhanced;
      3. governmental actions shall be humane;
      4. exploitation of human or natural resources in any form whatesoever for reasons, other than the good of the community, shall be prevented; and
      5. the independence, impartiality and intergrity of courts of law, and easy accessibility thereto shall be secured and maintained.

    3. The State shall direct its policy towards ensuring that-
      1. all citizens, without discrimination on any group whatsoever, have the opportunity for securing adequate means of livelihood as well as adequate opportunity to secure suitable employement;
      2. conditions of work are just and humane, and that there are adequate facilities for leisure and for social, religious and cultural life;
      3. the health, safety and welfare of all persons in employment are safeguarded and not endange#FF0000 or abused;
      4. there are adequate medical and health facilities for all persons:
      5. there is equal pay for equal work without discrimination on account of sex, or on any other ground whatsoever;
      6. children, young persons and the age are protected against any exploitation whatsoever, and against moral and material neglect;
      7. provision is made for public assistance in deserving cases or other conditions of need; and
      8. the evolution and promotion of family life is encouraged.

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