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Elaborate on the Powers and Position of President of India.

Topic: Structure, Organization and Functioning of the Executive and the Judiciary—Ministries and Departments of the Government

2. Elaborate on the Powers and Position of President of India. (150 Words)

Difficulty Level: Easy

Reference: Polity by M. Laxmikanth

Why the question:

The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper – 2 and mentioned as part of Mission-2022 Secure timetable

Key Demand of the question:

The importance of Presidential Powers, as in the Indian Constitution

Directive word:

Elaborate – Give a detailed account of the context. You must be defining key terms wherever appropriate and substantiate them with relevant associated facts

Structure of the answer:

Introduction:

Brief on the Articles related to Presidential powers

Body:

First, mention the powers of the President, classifying them under various sub-headings

Then, mention the position of President, by mentioning his defining key roles, special powers, discretionary powers

Conclusion:

A relevant summarising statement