Could Preamble to Constitution have been amended without altering its date of adoption? Supreme Court asks

The Court was hearing a plea challenging the 42nd amendment to the Constitution of India and, in effect, seeking the deletion of the terms "socialist" and "secular" to describe India in the Preamble to the Constitution.
Constitution of India
Constitution of India

The Supreme Court on Friday queried whether an amendment can be made to the Preamble of the Constitution without altering the date on which the Preamble was formally adopted and enacted.

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