What is apartheid?
Apartheid was a system of institutionalised racial segregation that existed in South Africa and South West Africa (now Namibia) from 1948 until the early 1990s.
Who among the following was not the member of the Constituent Assembly but his vision was followed by the members?
Which of the following statements relates to the concept of ‘sovereign’.
The apartheid system was particularly oppressive for whom?
Why should we accept the Constitution made by the Constituent Assembly more than fifty years ago?
Observe the given options and mark the correct one.
The Constitution of India does not reflect the views of its members alone. It expresses a broad consensus of its time. Many countries of the world have had to rewrite their constitution afresh because the basic values were not accepted to all major social groups or political parties. In some other countries, the constitution exists as a mere piece of paper. No one actually follows it. The experience of our constitution is different. Over the last half a century, several groups have questioned some provisions of the constitution. But no large social group or political party has ever questioned the legitimacy of the constitution itself.
Time constitution has been drawn up and enacted by the people through their representatives.
Why was Nelson Mandela sentenced to life imprisonment?
Which one of the following guiding values of the Constitution of India means people have the supreme right to make decisions:
The Preamble proclaims that India is a Sovereign State. 'Sovereign' means that India has its own independent authority and it is not a dominion or dependent state of any other external power.
Which of the following organisations led the struggle against policies of segregation in South Africa?
By which way the system of apartheid discriminate the South Africans?
The people of South Africa were divided by their race and the different races were forced to live separately from each other. There were laws in place to ensure that segregation was abided by.