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Define Directive Principles of State Policy.

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The Directive Principles of State Policy constitute the 4th part of the Constitution and are unique and novel in so far as they depict the ambitions and aspirations of the fathers of the Constitution. It was laid down that these provisions are not enforceable in any court but they are fundamental in the governance of the country and it was the duty of the State to apply these principles in making laws Dr B.R. Ambedkar, the author of Indian constitution has defined the Directive Principles in the following words "what is called Directive Principles is merely another name for the instruments of instructions. They are instructions to the legislature and the executive. Whosoever captures power will not be free to do what he likes with it. In the exercise of it he will have to respect those instruments of instructions which are called Directive Principles. He cannot ignore them".

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