Q. Which of the following is/are covered under article 39 of Indian Constitution?
1.Right to adequate means of livelihood for all citizens.
2.Prevention of concentration of wealth and means of production.
3.Make provision for just and humane conditions of work and maternity relief.
How many of the statements given above are correct?

[A] Only one

[B] Only two

[C] Only three

[D] None

Answer: B
Notes:

Explanation: Socialist 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 a welfare state. They direct the state 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

(f) Opportunities for healthy development of children (Article 39).

Source: Laxmikanth

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