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Facts about the Preamble of India.
IMPORTANT CASES RELATED TO PREAMBLE
Berubari Union Advisory Opinion Case (1960) : It indicated that the Preamble of the Indian Constitution too cannot be treated as a part of the Constitution.
Kesavananda Bharati vs State of Kerala Case (1973) : The Supreme Court reversed the opinion and pronounced that the Preamble is the part of the Constitution .
LIC of India Case 1995 : The Supreme Court again held that Preamble is an Integral Part of the Constitution.
Using Article 368, Preamble can be amended Provided that the basic structure of the Constitution found in the Preamble is not destroyed.
The Preamble of Indian constitution of India has been amended only once so far in 1976 by 42nd Amendment act 1976.Which added three new words SOCIALIST, SECULAR, INTEGRITY.
These amendment were recommended by Swaran Singh Committee.
The Idea of Preamble in Indian Constitution has been taken from Constitution of United States of America (USA).
It is also called Identity Card/ I-Card of Indian Constitution,Said by NA Palkhivala an Eminent Jurist.
The Objective Resolution,Proposed by Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru and passed by the Constituent Assembly,Which ultimately became the Preamble to the Constitution of India.
In India Secularism means that the state shall respect all religions equally and there will be no special provisions for any Religion.
42nd Amendment 1976 of Indian Constitution is also called Mini Constitution.
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