PREAMBLE TO THE CONSTITUTION OF INDIA

PREAMBLE TO THE CONSTITUTION OF INDIA

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.