Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Although in India, Governor of the state is Constitutional head like President he may have more rights, do you agree? Explain.

Topic: Indian polity – Governor

3. Although in India, Governor of the state is Constitutional head like President he may have more rights, do you agree? Explain. (250 words)

Reference:  Indian polity by Lakshmikant

Why the question:

The question is amidst the recent controversies around the government formation in the UT of Puducherry 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.

Directive:

Explain – Clarify the topic by giving a detailed account as to how and why it occurred, or what is the particular context. You must be defining key terms where ever appropriate, and substantiate with relevant associated facts.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction:

Define the constitutional positions of the president and the Governor.

Body:

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.

Conclusion:

Conclude with importance of the post and its relevance in the Indian constitutional setup.