The Constitution of India in its preamble states that India is a secular socialist country. However, a Government ad giving the preamble to the Constitution of India does not state so. This has caused a debate in certain quarters. The reality in this regard is that India is neither a secular country nor a socialist one. Let us examine this.
The terrorists by their attack in Peshawar and Paris have tarnished the image of their religion, namely Islam. They should remember that the Holy Quran says: 'Servants of Allah, the most compassionate are those who walk on earth in modesty and if ignorant people address them, they say, Peace' (Holy Quran: 25:63). The Quran calls its way the path of peace. The relevant verse is given below:
Our Constitution has stood the test of the times and India would remain a democracy whoever becomes its Prime Minister or Army General. When Narendra Modi became the Prime Minister of India, there were people who were afraid that now doomsday is sure to come for Muslims.
Why do we celebrate New Year if the New Year is not going to be different from 31st December of the previous year? We should celebrate it only if we are going to make some resolutions the implementation of which would lead to a better living in the new year for us individually as well as collectively.