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Governor"s role in the Indian Constitution

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Published by Mittal Publications in New Delhi, India .
Written in English



  • India.


  • Governors -- India.,
  • State governments -- India.

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Edition Notes

StatementSibranjan Chatterjee.
LC ClassificationsJQ298.8 .C48 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 260 p. ;
Number of Pages260
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1377486M
ISBN 108170993253
LC Control Number92909596

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Governor's role in Indian constitution. New Delhi, India: Lancers Books, (OCoLC) Online version: Kashyap, Anirban. Governor's role in Indian constitution. New Delhi, India: Lancers Books, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Anirban Kashyap. The Governors of the states of India have similar powers and functions at the state level as that of the President of India at Union level. Governors exist in the states while lieutenant governors or administrator exist in union territories including National Capital Territory of governor acts as the nominal head whereas the real power lies with the Chief ministers of the states and Residence: Raj Bhavan, (Governors), Raj Niwas, . The Governor’s position in the State is identical to the position of the President of India and just like the President, the Governor is the Executive Head of the State. This authority is conferred on him under Article of the Constitution which provides that the Executive power of the State is vested in the : Krishnendra Joshi. Governor's Role in Indian Constitution. Anirban Kashyap. Lancers Books, - Constitutional law - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents.

The Governor falls between two stools. On the one hand is the politics at the State level and on the other is the politics at the Union level. it is, however, the politics of Centre-State relationship that is of crucial importance in appreciating the role of the Governor. The head of the states is called the Governor, who is the constitutional head of the state as the President is for the whole of India. The Governor is usually a distinguished elder states man, who can discharge his rather perfunctory duties with dignity and who is on a position to exercise what Gandhi called an “all pervading moral influence. As with governors, other statewide elected positions may be subject to age, citizenship, and state residency requirements, as well as term limits. For state by state data on the joint election of governors and lieutenant governors, see “The Governors” (Table , The Book of the States , source: The Council of State Governments). The Governor’s appointment, his powers and everything related to the office of Governor have been discussed under Article to Article of the Indian Constitution. The role of the Governor is quite similar to that of the President of India. The Governor performs the same duties as .

The role of a constitution is to provide scope for good government, while at the same time placing limitations on the powers of the governors. The doctrine StudyMode - Premium and Free Essays, Term Papers & Book Notes. Article in the Indian Constitution deal with the provisions related to the state governments of the country. Governor is a titular head or constitutional head and at the same time, he is the agent of the centre as the union government nominates Governor in each state.   However, the governor, instead of discharging his obligations which are clearly circumscribed by the Constitution, chooses to raise arbitrary and unrelated issues (qua period of notice, pending case etc.) to buy time and delay the process. This action stands out .   Topic: Functions and responsibilities of the Union and the States, issues and challenges pertaining to the federal structure, devolution of powers and finances up to local levels and challenges therein. 2) Explain the discretionary powers of the Governor mentioned in the Indian Constitution. Why is it held that the post of governor has become highly Continue reading "2) Explain the.