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The Governor is under the Constitution, not above it

  • Published
    19th Nov, 2022

Context:

In recent time the governors, particularly in the opposition-ruled states seems to be drifting away from the constitution. It makes a case to visit the governor’s role, powers, and duties.

Acting in harmony

  • Rules of Business:Governors exercise “all their powers and functions” by making rules for thetransactions of the business of the government of the State in accordance withArticle 166.
  • Satisfaction of the Governor: The satisfaction required by the Constitutionis the satisfaction of the Governor in the Constitutional sense under the Cabinet system of the Government.
  • Governor’s discretion: Except exercise of power under article 356, the Governor while acting in his discretion, will act in harmony with his Council of Ministers.
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