Discretionary powers of President of India

Discretionary powers of President of India

What are the discretionary powers of president of India? Which articles of the constitution are related to the discretionary powers of the president? Under Art 74,president can sent the advice of the council of ministers for reconsideration.This Discretionary powers of President of India was added by the 44th amendment act. Under Art 78,the prime minister shall inform the president about the affairs of the administration of the country and the intended legislation to be passed.Thus Prime minister has a duty to inform the president. Therefore the president enjoys the right…

Read More

Election of president of India

Election of president of India

The constitution of India provides for a parliamentary system of government unlike presidential system in countries like USA. Thus president of India is the nominal head and the real head of government is council of ministers headed by prime minster. How president of India is elected? Election of President of India is by an electoral college consisting of : The elected members of both houses of the parliament The elected members of the legislative assemblies of the state The elected members of the legislative assemblies of the Union Territory of…

Read More

Presidents of India

Presidents of India

Presidents of India 1.Dr Rajendra Prasad                                         1950-1962 2.Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan                       1962-1967 3.Dr Zakir Husain                                               1967-1969(Died) 4.Varahagiri Venkatagiri                                   1969-1969(Acting) 5.Justice Mohammad Hidayatullah…

Read More

Qualification for Election of President of India

Qualification for Election of President of India

What are the Qualification for Election of President of India ? Qualifications Required A person to be elected as a president of India should satisfy the following qualities He should be a citizen of India He should not a less than 35 years of age He should be qualified to be elected as a member of loksabha He should not hold any office of profit under the union or state. However the positions like president, vice president, ministers etc are not considered as office of profit for Election of President…

Read More