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Preamble contains the essence of the Constitution- its values andgoals. It is a microcosm of the Constitution.
“Preambular value” of the Indian Constitution
Sovereignty is a characteristic of government. It means that there isno authority above the government either outside or inside thecountry.
The word „socialist‟ was added to the Preamble by the 42nd
Amendment Act in 1976. Socialism means ownership of productiveforces by the Government so that they benefit people equitably.
Secularism means separation of religion from politics. Religion is
private while politics is public.