Discuss - Do our Constitutional terms need redefining ?India is a Soverign, Secular, Socialistic, Democratic Republic. In addition Constitution strives for equality, integrity and brotherhood of citizens. - We all know this. In simple this the philosophy of our Constitution.
But what do we mean by Securlarism, Soverignity, Socalism, Democracy, Rupublic, equalilty, Integrity, Brotherhood.
In elections we see Congress, BJP and regional parties strongly pitted against in the defenition of these words.
for eg Secularism is different to congress and BJP. Congress stands for postive secularism while BJP stands for negative secularism. In this context several Supreme court Judgements have lead to confusions over their defenitions. now is it not time that we bring in a defenition for these terms as it will lead to greater clarity on what is right and wrong. Must Judiciary step in?