I. Discuss in groups and answer

1. What is Constitution?
A Constitution is a set of fundamental legal-political rules
followed by a country.

2. Who was the president of the Constituent Assembly?
Dr. Rajendra Prasad was the president of the Constituent

3. What was the role of Dr. B R Ambedkar in drafting the
Dr. B R Ambedkar was the Chairman of the Drafting
Committee of the Constitution.

4. On which day India was declared as a republic?
On January 26, 1950, India was declared a republic.

5. What is adult franchise?
The system of electing representatives through voting by
adult members is called adult franchise.

6. What is a Republic?
A republic is the rule of elected representatives by the
people. The post is not hereditary.

7. What is secularism?
Secularism means that every citizen is at freedom to
practices the religion of his choice and faith.

II. Discuss

1. Discuss the principles and ideals that appear in the preamble of the constitution.

-The constitution begins with a Preamble.
-The Preamble is considered as the heart of the constitution
as it represents the dream and ideologies of the people.
-Justice, Freedom, Equality, Self-respect, Fraternity and
National Integrity are the ideologies that find a reference in
the Preamble.