SSC Indian Polity and Civics Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-6

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    The President can make use of his discretionary powers
    1. When there is a dispute between the Prime Minister and the Cabinet
    2. When no party has majority in the Lok Sabha and he has to choose a Prime Minister
    3. When the ruling party loses its majority in the Lok Sabha and recommends for dissolution of the House
    4. When he decides to refer the advice of the Union Cabinet back for reconsideration

    A)  1 only 

    B)  1, 2, 3, 4

    C)  2, 3, 4 

    D)  2, 4

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    [c] The constitution nowhere uses the terms like "Discretion" and individual judgment" for the president which were used for the governor-general under the government of India act, 1935. Except in certain marginal cases, president shall have no power to act in his discretion in any case.

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