What is the importance of preamble?

The ‘Preamble’ of the Constitution of India is a brief introductory statement that sets out the guiding purpose and principles of the document, and it indicates the source from which the document which derives its authority, meaning, the people. 

Importance of the preamble:

  • It lays down the main objectives which the legislation intends to achieve. 
  • It contains ideals that the Constitution seeks to achieve. 
  • It gives direction and purpose to the Constitution. 
  • It also enshrines the grand objectives and socio-economic goals which are to be achieved through constitutional processes.

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