I am reading 'Indian Polity' by M Laxmikanth, chapter on 'Directive Principles of State Policy'.

Please explain the following Stanza with help of an example

"The Supreme court has ruled many a times that in determining the constitutionality of any law,if a court finds that the law in question seeks to give effect to a Directive Principle,it may consider such law to be 'reasonable' in relation to Article 14(equlaity before law) or Article 19(six freedoms) and thus save such law from unconstitutionality "

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    This sound more appropriate for Law.SE than Politics.SE. – Alexei Apr 27 '20 at 20:10

The general meaning of this is that the Supreme Court has a precedent of upholding laws that are admittedly not directly constitutional, based on the fact that it help raise the standards of the constitutional values which include equality and the 6 freedoms.

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    Welcome to Politics! Please try to add references to support your answer. – JJJ Apr 27 '20 at 22:10

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