A message for Governors from SC : Stay out of politics

The highest court, SC has terminated governors’ discretionary powers and said them to shut their eyes and ears to political situations(especially complicated ones), even horse-trading, as long as the council of ministers headed by the Chief Minister enjoys a majority.

“Constitution does not enjoin upon the governor the authority to resolve disputes among a party, or between rival parties. But it’s beyond the scope of the governor’s authority to engage through his constitutional position, and exercise his constitutional authority, to resolve the same” bench said harshly criticizing Rajkhowa for appearing to side with the Congress dissidents.

Supreme Court has rejected governor’s explanation for advancing assembly session to take motion.

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