The wording of the Preamble highlights some of the fundamental values and guiding principles on which the Constitution of India is based. The Preamble serves as a guiding light for the Constitution and judges interpret the Constitution in its light. In a majority of decisions, the Supreme Court of India has ruled that neither it nor any of its content is legally enforceable.
The first words of the Preamble - “We, the people” - signify that power is ultimately vested in the hands of the people of India. It also tells that the constitution is made by and made for the people of India and not given to them by any outside powers. The Preamble lays down the most important national goals which every citizen and the government must try to achieve, such as socialism, secularism and national integration.