The State shall promote with special care the educational and economic interests of the weaker sections of the people, and, in particular, of the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes, and shall protect them from social injustice and all forms of exploitation.

Debate Summary

Draft Article 37 (Article 46 of the Constitution of India, 1950) was debated on November 23, 1950. There was general consensus on promoting and protection the socio-economic and educational interests of the weaker sections. This debate stressed on the states responsibility and obligation on maintaining social order and ensuring social justice.