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The Constitution of India is a document of compassion and understanding. It is the negation of hate in black and white. It is a unifying force. Discuss.

Topic: Indian Constitution—historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure.

2. The Constitution of India is a document of compassion and understanding. It is the negation of hate in black and white. It is a unifying force. Discuss. (250 words)

Difficulty level: Moderate

Reference: Indian Express

Why the question:

Recently the Chief Justice of India (CJI) lamented the lack of adequate space for the opposition in the nation’s political scenario. He also expressed concern over the lack of democratic discourse in Parliament. Though on the face of it the observations would appear to be political, they are essentially constitutional concerns.

Key Demand of the question:

To write about the spirit of fraternity, inclusiveness and unity in the Indian constitution.

Directive:

Discuss – This is an all-encompassing directive – you have to debate on paper by going through the details of the issues concerned by examining each one of them. You have to give reasons for both for and against arguments.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction:

Begin your answer by writing about broad features of fraternity, inclusiveness and unity in the Indian constitution.

Body:

First, write about how the above spirit features of fraternity, inclusiveness and unity in the Indian constitution is manifested in the preamble, fundamental rights, DPSPs and other ways etc.

Next, write about how to maintain the same.

Conclusion:

Conclude by summarising.