Governor of states


State executive consists of Governor and Council of Ministers with Chief Minister as its tiead. The Governor of a State s appointed cv the President for a term of
5 years and holds:       office  his pleasure. Only
above 35 yEars
api:yoiritrnent to this office. Executive power of the States s vested in Governor (Article 154).

  • Tr respect of Nagaland, Governor has special responsibility under Article 371 A of the Constitution with respect to law and order and even though it is necessary for him to .:sonsult Council of Ministers in matters relating to law and order, he can exercise Ns individual judgemecit as to the action to be taken,
  • Similarly, in respect cif Arunachal Pradesh, Governor

has special responsibty irider Article 77117-1 of the Consttution with respect to law and order and in discharge of his functions in relation thereto.

  • Tri the Sixth Schedule which applies to lital areas of

Assam, Meghalaya, Tripura arid Mizoram as speced par 20 of that Sciedule, discretionary ocwers are given to ( in matters relating to sharing of royalties between district council and state government. in Sikkim, Governor has been given special responsibility. for peace and social and economic. dcivancement of different sections of population.

I he C•;iief Minister is appointed by the Governor who oppoints other ministers on the advice of the Chief Minister.)uncii of Ministers is collectively to legislative assembly of the State.


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