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Constitution of the Republic of India: January 26, 1950 (as Amended to September 16, 2016) (India [in])

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From: Oxford Constitutions (http://oxcon.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2015. All Rights Reserved.date: 13 August 2020

WE, THE PEOPLE OF INDIA, having solemnly resolved to constitute India into a1 [SOVEREIGN SOCIALIST SECULAR DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC] and to secure to all its citizens: and to promote among them all IN OUR CONSTITUENT ASSEMBLY this twenty-sixth day of November, 1949, do HEREBY ADOPT, ENACT AND GIVE TO OURSELVES THIS CONSTITUTION. 1 Subs. by the Constitution (Forty-second Amendment) Act, 1976, s. 2, for “SOVEREIGN DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC” (w.e.f. 3-1-1977). 2 Subs. by s. 2, ibid., for “unity of the Nation” (w.e.f. 3-1-1977). (1) India, that is Bharat, shall be a Union of...
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