Conditions Apply**- A revised Preamble?

WE, THE PEOPLE OF INDIA*,
* On behalf of all plants, animals, rivers, mountains of this land
And on behalf of all our forefathers and our future generations,having solemnly resolved to constitute India**
**as a decentralized collective of groups, tribes, villages, towns and a few citiesinto a SOVEREIGN,***
***but interdependentSOCIALIST,*****
*****caring, inclusive and loving

SECULAR ,#
#But never sterile

DEMOCRATIC##
##at every level with Swaraj

REPUBLIC ###
### Unfettered from corporate and military interests

and to secure to all its citizens@,
@plants, animals, rivers, forests, mountains and future generations:

JUSTICE, social, economic and political@@;

@@in a timely, prompt and empathetic manner

LIBERTY of thought , expression, belief, faith and worship@@@;

@@@as well as the maturity to honour these freedoms

EQUALITY of status and of opportunity+;

+With consideration to our historic imperfections

and to promote among them all

FRATERNITY ++

++ While preserving its rich diversity

assuring the dignity of the individual+++

+++by intending to providing a basic income to cover food, clothing and shelter

and the unity and integrity of the Nation^;

^never by force and always by dialogue and the willingness to walk together

IN OUR CONSTITUENT ASSEMBLY this twenty-sixth day of November, 1949, do HEREBY ADOPT, ENACT AND GIVE TO OURSELVES THIS CONSTITUTION.

^^ – How would you reframe the preamble to reflect your own values? Why not give it a shot?

 

 

This blog is contributed by Abhishek Thakore ,co-founder, The Blue Ribbon Movement. He is a gold medalist from Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore. His corporate stints include consulting at Hay Group and Boston Consulting Group, where he worked across diverse sectors.
He has represented global youth at the United Nations in New York. He has also participated in World Youth Congress (Turkey), Youth Encounters in Sustainability (Japan) and Dialogue on Science (Switzerland). He has been involved with organizations like India Against Corruption, Initiatives of Change, Center for Civil Society, and Rotaract Movement in different capacities.
He has authored 3 books on personal development, certified in several personal growth techniques and trained youngsters across geographies.

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