Competitive Exams: Political Science Study Material Eleven Fundamental Duties

Eleven Fundamental Duties for citizens

  1. To abide by and respect the Constitution, the National Flag and the National Anthem.

  2. To cherish and follow the noble ideals of the freedom struggle.

  3. To uphold and protect the sovereignty, unity and integrity of India.

  4. To defend the country and render national service when required.

  5. To promote common brotherhood and establish dignity of women.

  6. To preserve the rich heritage of the nation's composite culture.

  7. To protect and improve natural environment.

  8. To develop scientific temper, humanism and spirit of inquiry.

  9. To safeguard public property and abjure violence.

  10. To strive for excellence in all spheres of individual and collective activity.

  11. It shall be duty of every citizen of India 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 6 and 14 years (Added by 86th Amendment 2002). and training in the elementary duties and obligations of citizenship.