Preamble is a part of constitution of India

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The Supreme Court in the Berubari Union case (1960) held that the “Preamble is not a part of the Constitution.” It further said the Preamble can be used as a guiding principle if a term in any article of the Constitution is ambiguous or has more than one meaning. 

Later in Kesavanand Bharti case (1973), the Supreme Court reversed its ruling and held that the Preamble is a part of the Constitution and can also be amended under Article 368 of the Constitution. Preamble, therefore, is a part of the Constitution

The preamble states the objects of the Constitution and is not enforceable in court thus has no legal effect independently of other parts.


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