Civics

Consider the following statements about the powers of the President of India:
$$1$$. The President can direct that any matter on which decision has been taken by a Minister should be placed before the Council of Ministers.
$$2$$. The President has the right to address and send messages to either House of the Parliament.
$$3$$. All decisions of the Council of Ministers relating to the administration of the Union must be communicated to the President.
Which of the statements given above are correct?


ANSWER

$$1,2$$ and $$3$$


SOLUTION
The President is the Chief Executive of the Union and integral part of the Parliament and enjoys certain legislative Powers.
The Prime Minister of India has a duty to communicate to the President all decisions of the Council of Ministers relating to the administration of the affairs of the Union and proposals for legislation; and
If the President requires, to submit for the consideration of the council of ministers any matter on which a decision has been taken but not considered by the council. (Article 78)
He can send messages to the Houses of Parliament relating to bills pending or otherwise (Article 86)
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