new Delhi. Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari have come face to face with the opening of temples in Maharashtra. The reason for this is being told by the governor to call Uddhav secular. Amidst this conflict, the word secular has once again come under discussion. But do you know that the word secular is from Aya Kaha? If you do not know, then today we are going to tell you about many things related to secular.
Where did these secular words come from?
Actually, the word secular is derived from the saeculum of the Latin language. Which means ‘being neutral to any religion’. If understood in simple language, secular means not to have any inclination or rivalry for any particular religion. In Latin, it means meaningful life. In Christianity it is associated with God. In this case, you can also understand secularly neutral.
Secular words have always been in controversy
There has always been controversy in Indian politics regarding the word secular. When the Preamble to the Constitution of India was prepared, initially it did not contain the word Secular. But during the Emergency in 1976, the Preamble was amended to include the word ‘Secular’.
Vajpayee government accused of removing secular word
Let us know that in 1998, the Vajpayee government formed a committee to review the constitution. During this time there was a strong opposition too. The opposition said that the government was trying to influence the basic structure of the constitution as well as plans to abolish secularism. However, the word Secular was not tampered with as being in the original Preamble of the Constitution.
Ambedkar also objected
Not only this, when the Constitution was being prepared in the country, there was a debate about this word. Most leaders were against the addition of the word Secular. Constitution maker Bhimrao Ambedkar was also unhappy with the term. After which, at the time of constitution framing, the word secular disappeared.