Topic: Structure, organization and functioning of the Executive and the Judiciary—Ministries and Departments of the Government; pressure groups and formal/informal associations and their role in the Polity.
4) Although in India, Governor of the state is Constitutional head like President he may have more rights, do you agree? Give reasons. (250 words)
Indian polity by Lakshmikant
Why this question:
The question is amidst the recent controversies around the government formation in the State of Maharashtra and the role played by the Governor.
Key demand of the question:
One must discuss and provide for a critical analysis as to in what way role of the Governor outweighs the role of president who is the head of the state.
Structure of the answer:
Define the constitutional positions of the president and the Governor.
Explain with suitable examples in what way Governor of the state has more rights at times compared to the president.
Justify your stand with recent examples.
The question is straightforward and there isn’t much to deliberate.
Conclude with way forward.