Signature Campaign : Amend the Indian Constitution to remove the word ‘Secular’ from preamble !

The lack of clarity about the meaning of the word ‘Secularism’ has been maliciously exploited by a certain section of the society to attack Hindu Dharma and its practices (by misrepresenting the word Secular as Dharmanirapekshata and equating the term Dharma with religion and subsequently Hindu Dharma). Small actions and practices such as children sporting a tilak while attending government schools, performing pujas in government offices, are immediately and loudly denounced as religious bigotry. Hindus are constantly ‘instructed’ by the intellectual class to embrace ‘secularism’. This is accompanied by the heavy cost of the Hindu society slowly alienating from its practices, culture, its Dharma. It is worth noting that this secularism has not alienated the Muslims from their Friday Namaz or the Christians from their Sunday Mass. Because, the administration makes special allowances for them to leave for their Namaz. Many states excuse Muslim students from afternoon classes during the month of Ramzan. While special treatment is meted out to certain communities, the same secular government has also ‘taken over’ the administration of large and wealthy Hindu Temples !

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To amend the Indian Constitution to remove the word ‘Secular’ from preamble !

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To,The Hon’ble Prime Minister
Government of India, New DelhiThe Hon’ble Minister for Home Affairs
Government of India, New DelhiSubject : Regarding implementing a constitutional amendment to reverse the unconstitutional insertion of the word ‘Secular’ in the preamble of the Constitution
Since time immemorial, India has been known as a Hindu nation. Raja Harishchandra and Lord Shriram (in Tretayug), Maharaja Yudhishthir (in Dwaparyug) followed by Raja Harshvardhan, Raja Dahir (Afghanistan), Samrat Chandragupta (Magadha), Vikramaditya, Maharana Pratap, Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj had Hindu empires, not ‘secular’ empires. Hindu kings who ruled during the Islamic and British times also maintained this identity.The partition of India in 1947 was also along religious lines. Post partition, the new country carved out of India came to known as the ‘Islamic Republic of Pakistan’, and when Bangladesh was liberated from Pakistan in 1971, it declared itself the ‘Islamic Republic of Bangladesh’. The question that arises is, why wasn’t the rest of India declared as a Hindu nation ? It is doubtless that there was a deep rooted conspiracy against this move. Declaring a nation that was formed by merging independent kingdoms (most of which were Hindu kingdoms) as a Secular state was a blunder of epic proportions.2. Secularism is a European construct : In the 7th December, 1891 issue of the Reasoner, the editor George Jacob Holyoake used the term ‘Secularism’ to describe a ‘social order that was separate from the teachings and influence of the Church’. In the European construct, it clearly means separation of the Church and State (not allowing any religious denomination to interfere in the working of the Government). However, when the word ‘secular’ was inserted into the preamble of the Constitution of India, the meaning and scope of the word were not elucidated. In India, the Church has no say in the affairs of the Government. So, even after 45 years, there is a lack of clarity about the reasons behind the inclusion of the word ‘secular’ in the Constitution.3. Former governments used the word ‘secular’ as a support to dole out various schemes and facilities exclusively based on religious affiliations. Religion became the basis to set up state and central level ‘Minority Commissions’ and ‘Ministries of Minority Affairs’. It has to be noted that the term ‘Minorities’ is also arbitrary in nature. And these vague and arbitrary terms have been utilised to fund Hajj pilgrimages, pay monthly salaries to Maulanas, recommend reservations in the education sector (Sacchar Committee) – which incidentally show preferential treatment by the Government towards a particular community. This divisiveness violates the spirit of Secularism !4. Vagueness of the term Secularism is a bane for the Hindus of India : The lack of clarity about the meaning of the word ‘Secularism’ has been maliciously exploited by a certain section of the society to attack Hindu Dharma and its practices (by misrepresenting the word Secular as Dharmanirapekshata and equating the term Dharma with religion and subsequently Hindu Dharma). Small actions and practices such as children sporting a tilak while attending government schools, performing pujas in government offices, are immediately and loudly denounced as religious bigotry. Hindus are constantly ‘instructed’ by the intellectual class to embrace ‘secularism’. This is accompanied by the heavy cost of the Hindu society slowly alienating from its practices, culture, its Dharma. It is worth noting that this secularism has not alienated the Muslims from their Friday Namaz or the Christians from their Sunday Mass. Because, the administration makes special allowances for them to leave for their Namaz. Many states excuse Muslim students from afternoon classes during the month of Ramzan. While special treatment is meted out to certain communities, the same secular government has also ‘taken over’ the administration of large and wealthy Hindu Temples !5. The original Constitution that was adopted by India on 26th January, 1950 did not have the word Secular in it ! : After lengthy deliberations, the Constituent Assembly set up in 1947 to oversee the drafting of a Constitution for independent India, was presented a draft copy of the Constitution on 26th November, 1949, which was accepted by the People of India on 26th January, 1950. This original Constitution did not have the word Secular in it, and with good reason. Many members of the Constituent Assembly were apprehensive that the word may become a source of controversy in independent India.6. The unconstitutional insertion of the word Secular into the Constitution by Smt. Indira Gandhi : Smt. Indira Gandhi, the then Prime Minister of India, declared a National Emergency in 1975, jailed leaders of most political parties  from the opposition (effectively suspending democracy), and used strong arm tactics to modify the preamble of the Constitution to insert the word ‘Secular’ into it. This was effected by way of the 42nd Amendment to the Constitution in 1976. The citizens of India had already accepted the Constitution of Independent India in 1950. So this begs the question ‘who bestowed the rights on the Congress Party to modify the Constitution and insert the words ‘Secular’ and ‘Socialist’ ?’7. Article 368 of the Constitution of India grants power to the Parliament to amend the Constitution : Article 368 (I) of the Constitution of India ‘grants constituent power to make formal amendments and empowers the Parliament to amend the Constitution by way of addition, variation or repeal of any provisions’. This means that any change made to the Constitution that is for the betterment of society and the Indian people and nation is not unconstitutional. As of December 2019, the Constitution has been amended 126 times to address various issues.Thus, the patriotic and Dharmik Hindu population of India requests your honourable self through this online petition that –1. The constitution should be amended to remove the word Secular from preamble2. The concepts of ‘God and Dharma’ should be included in the Constitution of India. The word Secular should be replaced with the word ‘Spiritual’ to reflect the ancient spiritual tradition and heritage of India.3. The use of the word ‘Dharmanirapekshata’ (while referring to secularism) by secularists should be prohibited under law.4. The government should officially elucidate the term ‘minority’.