|1. These are negative as
they prohibit the State from do certain things.
|1. These are positive as they require the State do certain things.|
|2. These are justiciable, that is, they are legally enforceable by the courts in case of their violation.||2. These are non-justiciable, that is, they are not legally enforceable by the courts for their violation.|
|3. They aim at establishing political democracy in the country.||3. They aim at establishing social and economic democracy in the country.|
|4. These have legal sanctions.||4. These have moral and political sanctions.
|5. They promote the welfare of the individual. Hence, they are personal and individualistic.||5. They promote the welfare of the community. Hence, they are societarian and socialistic.|
|6. They do not require any legislation for their implementation. They are automatically enforced.||6. They require legislation for their implementation. They are not automatically enforced.|
|7. The courts are bound to declare a law violative of any of the Fundamental Rights as unconstitutional and invalid.||7. The courts cannot declare a law violative of any of the Directive Principles as unconstitutional and invalid. However, they can uphold the validity of a law on the ground that it was enacted to give effect to a directive.|
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