The social and economic ideals of Mahatma Gandhi influenced the framers of the contitution.In fact, the directive principles also contain Directive principles.He had a major role in removing discrimination. He propagated severel principles for this:-
.The state shall establish village panchayats as units of local self-government.
.The state shall promote cottage indudtries in am individual and cooperative basis in rural areas.
.The state shall provide free and cumpulsory education for all children up to the age of 14 years, with in a period of ten years from the implementation of the contitution.
.The state shall protect and promote the intrests of the scheduled castes, sheduled tribes, other backwark classes and the weaker sections of the society.