Mark the Best Option: Free Legal Aid for an Accused is a ____________? - Legal Reasoning

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MCQ

Mark the best option:
Free legal aid for an accused is a ____________?

Options

  • Fundamental Righ

  • Fundamental duty of the State

  • Directive Principles of State policy

  • Directive Principle as well as fundamental right

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Solution

The right to free legal aid has been expressly included under the directive principles of state policy under Article 39-A in Part IV of the constitution. The Supreme Court has also included free legal aid in the ambit of Article 21 which guarantees a right to life and personal liberty.
Directive Principle as well as a fundamental right is the correct option.

Concept: Indian Constitution (Entrance Exams)
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