42nd Constitutional Act - Preamble Amendment Objectives
The Preamble has been amended only one time during an emergency in India. India was declared a 'Ruler Democratic Republic' in the initial Preamble, adopted by the constituent assembly in 1949. Below are the five objectives of the Preamble:
- Establishing justice.
- Promoting the general welfare.
- Creating a nation in which states work together in a nation.
- Providing the common defence.
- Ensuring domestic peace.
- Secure the freedom and blessings.