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Discuss some of the key ethical values enshrined in the Indian constitution.

Topic: Ethics and Human Interface: Essence, determinants and consequences of Ethics in-human actions; dimensions of ethics; ethics – in private and public relationships. Human Values – lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders, reformers and administrators; role of Family society and educational institutions in inculcating values.

7. Discuss some of the key ethical values enshrined in the Indian constitution. (250 words)

Reference: Indian polity by Lakshmikant

Why the question:

The question is straightforward and aims to discuss the key ethical values enshrined in the Indian constitution.

Key Demand of the question:

Explain some of the key ethical values enshrined in the Indian constitution.

Directive:

Discuss – This is an all-encompassing directive – you have to debate on paper by going through the details of the issues concerned by examining each one of them. You have to give reasons for both for and against arguments.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction:

Define ethical values and briefly explain how Indian constitution is based on ethical values.

Body:

Ethical values are those values that determine what is right and wrong in different situations. Institutional ethical values like integrity, transparency, accountability, impartiality, public welfare and equity are guiding principles of the Indian Constitution.

Discuss in detail some of the constitutional ethical values and mention the related articles or part of the constitution associated with it. Some of the constitutional ethical values that can be discussed are liberty, justice, equity, equality etc. Suggest relevant articles from the constitution and explain them in detail.

Conclusion:

Conclude that the values enshrined in the Indian Constitution are based on a strong ethical foundation. Moreover, these values of the Indian constitution endeavor and inspire to make the Indian society more ethical and promote the spirit of tolerance and respect towards unity in diversity of India.