|Consider the following statements:|
|Which of the following are correct regarding the Punchi Commission recommendations?|
|1. A fixed term of five years for the Governor.|
|2. Supports the right of the Governor to give sanction to prosecution of ministers against the advice of the state government.|
|3. There should be extension of discretionary powers of the Governor under Article 163(2).|
|4. The Governor shall be removed only through impeachment by the State Assembly.|
A) 1, 2 and 3
B) 1, 3 and 4
C) 1 and 2 only
D) 1, 2 and 4
Correct Answer: D
Solution :[d] The Punchhi Commission on Centre - State relation was constituted on April 28, 2007 by the UFA government, under the chairmanship of former Chief Justice of India Justice Madan Mohan Punchhi, which submitted its report on April 20, 2010. The Punchhi commission made very pertinent observations regarding the qualifications, appointment and removal of governors.
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