Consider the following:
1. Directive Principles of State Policy
2. Fundamental Rights
3. Fundamental Duties
The provisions related to cooperatives are found in __?

Answer: [B] Only 1 & 2

Via the 97th amendment, in Part III of the constitution, after words “or unions” the words “Cooperative Societies” was added.  In Part V a new Article 43B was inserted, which says: The state shall endeavour to promote voluntary formation, autonomous functioning, democratic control and professional management of the co-operative societies”.  After Part IXA of the constitution, a Part IXB was inserted to accommodate state vs centre roles.

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