Q. Which of the following provisions is/are considered under “Conscience of the Constitution”?
1.Fundamental rights
2.Directive principles
3.Fundamental duties
How many of the statements given above are correct?

[A] Only one

[B] Only two

[C] Only three

[D] None

Answer: B

Explanation: The Directive Principles along with the Fundamental Rights contain the philosophy of the Constitution and is the soul of the Constitution. Granville Austin has described the Directive Principles and Fundamental Rights as the Conscience of the Constitution.

Source: Laxmikanth