Jammu and Kashmir CJ: The Chief Justice of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court said that sometimes amendments are made in the Constitution due to stubbornness. At the same time, he talked about the addition of the word secular in the preamble of the constitution.
Pankaj Mitthal (Secular Word in Preamble) spoke on the word ‘Secular’ in the Preamble Photo – Social Media
Jammu-Kashmir Ladakh High Court Chief Justice: Chief Justice of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court Pankaj Mithal on Sunday said that the inclusion of words like ‘socialism’ and ‘secular’ in the Preamble of the Constitution in 1976 would help the country’s spiritual development. Image is limited. He said that India has been a spiritual country since time immemorial and the preamble already included ‘sovereign, democratic, republic’. He said these things at a function organized by the Advocates Council of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh. Here he was speaking on the topic ‘Religion and Constitution of India: Interaction’.
Pankaj Mitthal said that India is capable of taking care of all its citizens and there is a socialist nature in it (India’s Spiritual Image). He said that from the Pandavas to the Mauryas, the Guptas, the Mughals and the British ruled this country, but India was never defined as a Muslim, Christian or Hindu nation on the basis of religion, as it was a spiritual country. was accepted as The judge said, by adding the word ‘secular’, we have narrowed our enormity of the spiritual nature.
narrow minded approach
He further said that ‘this can be called a narrow-minded approach.’ Otherwise India has been a spiritual country since time immemorial and it should have been named ‘Spiritual Republic of India’. Referring to the amendments related to the Constitution, he said that it is good to have amendments as they prove to be helpful, but those which are not in the national interest are of no use. He said, ‘Sometimes we bring amendments because of our insistence.
mentioned two amendments
Speaking in this context, Justice Pankaj Mitthal referred to two amendments brought in the Constitution in 1976 – adding Fundamental Duties in Chapter 14 and adding the words ‘socialism’ and ‘secular’ in the Preamble. He said, ‘These are very good words, but we have to see whether these amendments were needed or have they been added at the right place?’
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