Concedes he has total immunity for acts done in official capacity.
- Just a few days after ordering Arunachal Pradesh Governor J.P. Rajkhowa to respond why he recommended President’s rule in the sensitive border State, the SC recalled the order.
- The turn of events was triggered by Attorney-General, for the Centre, drawing the Bench’s attention to Article 361 (1) of the Constitution.
- This gives the President and the Governor protection from legal action.
- Under the Article, both the President and the Governor of a State “shall not be answerable to any court” for acts done in performance of their powers and duties.