Q.2 The relationship between the Governor and Chief Minister has, even at the best of times, not been absolutely simple and tension free. What are the factors responsible for confrontation? Suggest the way forward. (10 Marks)

Mentor’s comment-
  • https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/lead/some-raj-bhavans-are-on-the-war-path/article38209686.ece
  • In the intro, recent incidents in Kerala and Maharashtra can be mentioned.
  • In the body mention factors such as discretionary powers, vagueness in powers, political disputes, etc behind the disputes. Int the suggestions mention adhering the guidelines given in SR Bommai case, ensuring the detachment on part of the Governor etc.
  • Conclude by mentioning that the governor needs to function within the four walls of the Constitution and be a friend, philosopher and guide to his government.
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Likhitha Patil
Likhitha Patil
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