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The words "Secular" and "Socialist" need to be deleted from the Preamble to the Constitution of India
Satbir Singh Bedi | 30 May 2014

The following is the Preamble of the Constitution of India as downloaded from the site of the Legislative Department of the Government of India:

"THE CONSTITUTION OF INDIA 
 
PREAMBLE 
 
WE, THE PEOPLE OF INDIA, having solemnly resolved to constitute India 
into a SOVEREIGN SOCIALIST SECULAR DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC and 
to secure to all its citizens: 
 
JUSTICE, social, economic and political; 
 
LIBERTY of thought, expression, belief, faith and worship; 
 
EQUALITY of status and of opportunity; 
 
and to promote among them all 
 
FRATERNITY assuring the dignity of the individual and the unity and 
integrity of the Nation; 
 
IN OUR CONSTITUENT ASSEMBLY this twenty-sixth day of 
November, 1949, do HEREBY ADOPT, ENACT AND GIVE TO 
OURSELVES THIS CONSTITUTION"
 
The words, "Secular" and "Socialist" were not there in the original Constitution of India but were added later by making amendments to the Constitution of India in the seventies.

Now, to be fair, India is neither a Secular country nor a Socialist country for in a Secular country, state does not interfere in the religious affairs and in a Socialist country, all the means of production and distribution are owned by the State but such is not the case in India. 

Hence both these words need to be deleted from the Preamble to the Constitution of India.  This issue may be debated in this platform.