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Which among the following statements is/are NOT true about the conditions of a Governor's office?


1. A Governor can simultaneously function as a member of Lok Sabha or Rajya Sabha or State Legislature while discharging his duties as a Governor of another state.
2. The Governor should not hold any office of profit.
3. The same person can be appointed as a Governor of 2 or more states.
4. The Governor has personal immunity from any liabilities regarding his official acts.

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Only 1
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Only 2
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Only3
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All are true
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Solution

The correct option is A Only 1

  • The Governor cannot be a member of either of the Houses or the state legislature after he is appointed as a Governor. He is deemed to vacated his earlier office on being appointed as Governor.
  • The 7th Constitutional Amendment Act, 1956 allows for the provision that the same person can be appointed as a Governor of 2 or more states. The Governor should not hold any office of profit, the Governor has personal immunity from any liabilities regarding his official acts.


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