Topic: Appointment to various Constitutional posts, powers, functions and responsibilities
of various Constitutional Bodies.
1) How far preamble is useful in interpreting the constitution?(250 words)
Key demand of the question
The question basically expects us to examine the extent to which preamble can be utilised for understanding and interpreting the provisions of the constitution. This can be done by analyzing the view of SC on whether preamble forms a part of the constitution and what power is derived from the preamble.
Structure of the answer
Introduction – Explain the controversy surrounding whether or not the preamble is a part of the constitution.
Body – Discuss the view of SC in Berubari Union Case regarding why preamble is not considered a part of the constitution and the impact of it. thereafter, analyze the view of SC in Keshavananand Bharti case on why it reversed it’s earlier stand on preamble as a part of the constitution and the impact of it.
Conclusion – Mention the present stand on preamble as a part of the constitution and how far is it useful in interpreting the provisions of the constitution.