Topic: Indian Constitution—historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure.
2. The Preamble to the Constitution is a reflection of the core constitutional values that embody our Constitution. Elaborate. (250 words)
Difficulty level: Easy
Reference: Insights on India
Why the question:
The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper – 2 and mentioned as part of Mission-2022 Secure timetable.
Key Demand of the question:
To write about salient features of Indian constitution and the nature of federalism in India.
Elaborate – Give a detailed account as to how and why it occurred, or what is the context. You must be defining key terms wherever appropriate and substantiate with relevant associated facts.
Structure of the answer:
Begin by giving various views of significance of Preamble for the constitution.
In the first part, write about the all the core constitutional features of the Preamble.
Next, Mention about the significance of the constitution like how it tells the nature of Indian state, objective of constitution, how it is useful to judiciary.
Conclude by summarising that the preamble represents the soul and spirit of the Indian constitution.