Assistant Constitution

Indian Constitution – 09

പ്രസിഡൻറ് തിരഞ്ഞെടുപ്പ്, കടമകൾ, ഓർഡിനൻസ്, വീറ്റോ അധികാരം എന്നിവയാണ് ഇന്നത്തെ പാഠത്തിൽ ഉൾപ്പെടുത്തിയിരിക്കുന്നത്

  • Presidential election in India is conducted by

Election commission of India


  • Who all cannot able to participate in Presidential elections

Nominated members of Parliament and Legislative assemblies


  • The system of election using in presidential election in India

Proportional representation by means of single transferable vote


  • Who all can participate in Presidential election in India

Elected members of both houses of Parliament, legislative

assemblies of states and union territories of Delhi and Puducherry


  • Minimum number of proposers and seconders needed for submitting nomination in Presidential election

50 proposers and 50 secondes


  • Security deposit needed for giving nomination in Presidential election

15000 (1/6 of the total valid votes polled need to secure to get this back)


  • Decisions on disputes relating to President, vice president election is made by

Supreme court


  • If the selected candidate in Presidential election is a member of any Legislatures, he should vacate his seat before

The date on which he enters upon his office as the Parliament


  • The oath of office to the President is administrated by

Chief Justice of India


  • In the absence of Chief justice of India, the oath of President is administrated by

Senior most judge of Supreme court available


  • Resignation letter of President should address to

The vice president


  • After receiving the resignation letter of President, the vice president should proceed that to

Speaker of Lok Sabha

  • The term of President of India

5 years


  • How many times a person can be selected as the President of India

Any number of terms


  • How many times a person can be selected as the President of USA



  • Maximum duration to fill the vacancy of President of India

6 months


  • To institute criminal proceedings against the President of India advance notice period needed

No criminal proceedings possible


  • To institute Civil proceedings against the President of India advance notice period needed

Two months


  • All executive functions of the government of India are taken in the name of

President of India


  • Prime Minister and other Union ministers are appointed by



  • Judges of Supreme court, High courts, Governors of states, Attorney General of India, CAG, Chief election commissioner and other election commissioners, Chairman and members of UPSC, Chairman and members of Finance Commission, Members of All India services are appointed by



  • Article mentioning about granting pardon to a convicted person by President

Article 72


  • Article mentioning about granting pardon to a convicted person by Governor

Article 161


  • Who has the privilege to grant pardon to death sentence or a punishment sentence by court-martial

President of India


  • Who is responsible to summons and prorogues both the houses of Parliament and dissolves the Lok Sabha

President of India


  • Occupations for which the President addressing both the houses of Parliament

Commencement of the first session of each year and the first session after each general election


  • Who lays the reports of CAG, UPSC and Finance Commission before the Parliament

President of India


  • Every bill passed by the Parliament become rule only after

Getting the assent from the President


  • Bills that cannot be returned by the President

Money bill and Constitutional amendment bill


  • Money bill can be introduced in the Lok Sabha only with the recommendation of

President of India


  • Time limit to take an action by President on a bill send for his assent by Parliament

No time limit


  • Provision of keeping a bill pending for an indefinite period is called as

Pocket Veto


  • The first president to use Pocket Veto

Gyani Zail Sing


  • Amendment act which made obligatory for the President to give his assent on amendment bills

24th Amendment act of 1971


  • No of types of Vetos



  • Four Vetos

Absolute veto, Qualified veto, Suspensive veto, Pocket veto


  • Veto power enjoyed by President of India

Combination of absolute, suspensive and pocket veto


  • Veto power of president over state legislation

Absolute veto power


  • Most important legislative power of the President

Ordinance making power


  • Article mentioning about the ordinance making power of the president

Article 123


  • Period for approving the ordinance by the Parliament

Within Six weeks of its re-assembly


  • Maximum life of an ordinance

Six months and six weeks


  • Maximum gap between two sessions of the Parliament

Six Months


  • Lifespan of an ordinance approved by the parliament

Six months


  • Who is having the right to withdraw an ordinance at any time



  • President who issued most number of Ordinance

Fakrudin Ali Ahammad

(To be Continued…)