DIRECTIVE PRINCIPLES OF STATE POLICY
38. State to secure a social order
for the promotion of welfare of the people.
_38[(1)] The State shall strive to
promote the welfare of the people by securing and protecting as effectively
as it may a social order in which justice, social, economic and political,
shall inform all the institutions of the national life.
_39[(2) The State
shall, in particular, strive to minimise the inequalities in income, and
endeavour to eliminate inequalities in status, facilities and opportunities,
not only amongst individuals but also amongst groups of people residing
in different areas or engaged in different vocations.]