Question of The Day23-08-2020

How many times has the Preamble been amended since the commencement of the Indian Constitution?

Answer

Correct Answer : a ) 1

Explanation :

The Preamble gives a glimpse of the aims and objectives of the Indian Constitution. According to the Preamble, the Constitution gets its power from the people of India. In other words, the people of India are a source of the power of the Constitution.

Since the Constitution has come into force i.e., on 26 January 1950, the Preamble has been amended only once during the Emergency.

In 1976, the 42nd Amendment Act was passed to add words 'Socialist' and 'Secular', and to replace unity of the nation with 'unity and integrity of the nation'.

Hence, (a) is the correct answer.

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