Let Us Protect The Spirit Of The Constitution – By Jaiveer Shergill
When the entire country is celebrating 70 years of adoption of our Constitution by recommitting to the holy doctrine, the BJP government is celebrating it by snatching away the Right to Life of farmers guaranteed under Article 21. This is the latest example of BJP’s relentless pursuit to undermine the spirit of the Constitution.
It is time for serious introspection on how far the BJP Central Government has delivered justice to the noble and solemn words as inscribed therein and where and why they deviated from the spirit of this sacred document, which is the conscience keeper of our nation….
Whether it is a question of individual rights or constitutional ethos, the BJP government has shown time and again that they don’t need to think twice before trampling on democratic norms seizing people’s right to life and liberty. Therefore, on the 71st year of adoption of our Constitution, they should be reminded that political considerations and ideology should not precede duties towards the Constitution….