He was Supreme Commander of the armed forces of the country and could declare emergency in the country at a time which he considered appropriate. Although Article 53 of the Constitution of India states that the President can exercise his or her powers directly or by subordinate authority, with few exceptions, all of the executive authority vested in the President are, in practice, exercised by the Council of Ministers CoM. The party elected Jagjiwan Ram as his successor. The president may also be removed before the expiry of the term through for violating the by the The process may start in either of the two houses of the. Qualification for the President of India The President is the constitutional head of the Republic of India. In 1969 a member of Parliament raised a very interesting question on the floor of the House when the office of the President fell vacant due to the sudden death of President Zakir Hussain.
Nehru, who was a true democrat and architect of parliamentary system. The Constitution fathers had various alternatives before them for electing the President of the Republic. Thus, by this amendment the courts got back their lost powers. Salary is for the role as ex-officio Chairperson of the Council of States Rajya Sabha. Part V of the Constitution of India under Chapter I Executive also discusses about the office of the Vice-President of India.
Such a resolution, though passed by the Rajya Sabha only, but must be agreeable to the Lok Sabha. The Janata Government at the centre decided that nine state Legislative Assemblies hi which Congress party was in power should be dissolved. A vice-president who acts as or discharges the functions of the president has all the powers and immunities of the president and is entitled to the same emoluments as the president. After his death she supported shri. Not only this, but no citizen of India will now knock the doors of the courts of law on the plea that electoral college was incomplete or a particular state Assembly was not represented because it stood dissolved. Another important reason being that the Prime Ministers have been very careful while selecting candidates for this high office.
The election process of President is more extensive process than who is also elected indirectly not elected by people directly by the members only. In it he adversely commented on late Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, which was very much disliked by his followers in the Congress party. This was resented by the party, whose leadership threatened that if returned to power, the President would be impeached though this was not made an election issue. He is paid an annual pension of Rs. The President is elected for a period of five years, unless removed earlier by way of impeachment.
The can dismiss any Secretary at any time. Kamaraj to oust him as Prime Minister of the country. It also said that elected members of dissolved legislative assembly were no longer the members of the electoral college and thus not entitled to cast votes at the Presidential election. The President elect is required to take an oath affirming his loyalty to the Constitution of India, before occupying this high office. He is rather like the King or Queen of great Britain or England.
Another candidate Joginder Singh Dhartipakar secured only four votes including that of one M. When, after reconsideration, the bill is passed accordingly and presented to the president, with or without amendments, the president cannot withhold his assent from it. Giri was challenged in the Supreme Court on several grounds. All this has been kept vague. Article shared by The office of the President may become vacant in three ways, namely death, resignation or removal of the President. They pleaded that under the constitution, the President was a separate organ.
The latter came out victorious. This type of emergency needs the approval of the parliament within 2 months. In this the character and public image or the like over shadowed by the support of the Prime Minister. I have seen text-books mentioning that removal of Vice-President needs absolute majority half of the total strength of the house. Removal of President: It is provided in the Constitution that for the purpose of election of the President, Election Commission shall fix a date and also nominate a returning officer.
The former presidents and spouses of deceased Presidents are eligible for pension, furnished accommodation, security, various allowances, etc. The members of state legislatures have been given no hand in the removal of President i. He responded to this by simply not advising the president to summon parliament. This raised many problems i. The institution of President becomes redundant if the president is confining to other ceremonial duties only. Here's the 5-Step procedure to impeach the Chief Justice of India: The Constitution lays down the procedure for the removal of a judge of Supreme Court, which is applicable in the case of the Chief Justice of India as well.
This note was personally taken by the Cabinet Secretary to the President. Qualifications for Office of the President 2. Therefore, what — was decided by the government was accepted at all levels. Radhakrishnan also had his own bitterness. He openly criticised die politicians and said that in spite of majority which she got from the electorates the results were not tangible.
Electorates can be influenced by the personality and office of the President. It was then accepted that the restriction on election should be removed and a person could hold the high office of President any number of times he was returned by his electors. It is said that the first President of India Dr. Proving majority in the parliament Main article: In 1979, Prime Minister , did not enjoy a parliamentary majority. Radhakrishnan was his choice but subsequently both did not remain on same wave-length. Giri was supported by the Communist, Socialist, D.