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3)Both President and the Governor are the nominal heads in centre and state respectively, yet, their powers differ a lot. Discuss. (250 words)

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3)Both President and the Governor are the nominal heads in centre and state respectively, yet, their powers differ a lot. Discuss. (250 words)

 

Key demand of the question

The question expects us to discuss that despite the fact that the constitution has cast both the president and the governor in the role of nominal head of the centre and state executive respectively, their powers differ significantly from each other. We have to bring out how their powers differ as well as how they are similar.

Directive word

Discuss – Here you have to compare and contrast the powers of the governor and president in your discussion.

Structure of the answer

  • Discuss the role that constitution envisages the governor and president to play.
  • Discuss their powers and how their are similar to each other – veto power, clemency power, ordinance power, discretionary power etc
  • Discuss how their powers differ from each other in above respect

Conclusion – Mention the overall sense of the role that these two constitutional authorities have to play and whether president exercises control over the governor.