ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

A+| A| A-

Governor s Power to Dismiss a Ministry

S Mohan Kumaramangalam Governors of States are appointed by the President not in exercise of his personal discretion hut on the advice of the Council of Ministers headed by the Prime Minister. Inevitably, therefore, the Governor becomes a party-man as his tenure of office can be terminated by the authority that appoints him. It would be absurd to argue that a person whose continuance in office depends on the goodwill of the Central Government will act in any way other than according to its instructions.

Dear Reader,

To continue reading, become a subscriber.

Explore our attractive subscription offers.

Click here

Back to Top