Can State compel citizens to be secular given the freedom of religion? Plea in SC seeks removal of "Socialist" & "Secular" from Constitution

The concepts of socialist and secular have been challenged as notions propagated by Karl Marx, "the pioneer of communist thought", which, the plea notes, has been disapproved by a large number of nations.
Supreme Court lawyers reading Preamble to the Constitution of India back in January 2020, in the backdrop of CAA 2019 protests
Supreme Court lawyers reading Preamble to the Constitution of India back in January 2020, in the backdrop of CAA 2019 protests

A petition in the Supreme Court has called for striking down the words "socialist" and "secular" from the Constitution of India as it was a "political thought" to include them.

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