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Constitution of India, 1950 serves as a guide to policy planners and to every citizen of India. The subject of social justice has always bedeviled the socio-political milieu of India especially since independence. The paper examines the leading provisions of the Constitution of India and governmental initiatives to address social evils like untouchability and other entrenched discriminatory practices in society. An analytical approach has been adopted to glean out the shortcomings of legislative endeavours. In the process, several important judgments and Committee findings have been integrated.