SSC Indian Polity and Civics Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-2

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    During a proclamation of emergency due to the breakdown of constitutional machinery in a state, the President can
    I. assume all powers vested in and exercisable by the. Governor.
    II. Declare that the powers of the State Legislature shall be exercised by Parliament.
    III. Assume certain powers of the High Courts.
    IV. Suspend by order any or all fundamental Rights except those under Article 20 and 21. Choose correct answer from the codes given below:

    A)  I & II               

    B)  I, II & III

    C)  II, III & IV       

    D)  All of these

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

    [a] If the President is satisfied, based on the report of the Governor of the concerned state or from other sources, that the governance in a state cannot be carried out according to the provisions in the Constitution, he may declare an emergency in the state. Such an emergency must be approved by the Parliament within a period of two months.

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