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.
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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.