SSC Indian Polity and Civics Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-2

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    Which of the following is not included in the list of Fundamental Duties (Article 51 A) in the Constitution?

    A)  To safeguard public property and to abjure violence

    B)  Secularism

    C)  To uphold and. protect the sovereignty, unity, and integrity of India

    D)  To abide by the Constitution and respect its ideals

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

    [b] The word Secular has not been defined or explained under the Constitution in 1950 or in 1976 when it was made part of the preamble. A Secular State means that the one that protects all religions equally and does not uphold any religion as the State religion. Unlike in England where the Queen is the Head of the Protestant Church in India there is no provision to make any religion the 'established Church'. The state observes an attitude of neutrality and impartiality towards all religions.

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