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Importance of Citizen’s Rights and Duties

1. Discipline: Respect for citizens’ rights and duties brings about a disciplined society.

2. Peace: It brings about peace in the society.

3. Due process will be followed because citizens will do things in accordance with laid down rules.

4. Patriotism: It brings about love for one’s country.

5. It brings about social control, people operate their legitimate businesses without fear.

Consequences of Failure of Citizens to Perform their Obligations

  1. There will be threat to security of lives and property.

2. There will be a delay in infrastructure when citizens do not pay their taxes.

3. Citizens rights may not be safe guarded.

4. There may be environmental degradation and epidemic of disease if the environment is not neat.

5. It might lead to break down of law and order leading to violence.


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