Civics

Regarding equality before law, the Indian Constitution makes exceptions in the case of __________________.


ANSWER

the President or a Governor


SOLUTION
Option A is the correct answer. Regarding equality before law, the Indian Constitution makes exceptions in the case of the President or the Governor.  Right to equality given under article 14 of Indian law is one of the fundamental right. Article 14 makes the following four exceptions :
1. President or Governor of state is not answerable to court of law for exercising their executive powers.
2. No criminal proceeding against President or Governor of state can be instituted or continued during their tenure in office.
3. No civil proceeding in which there is a claim of compensation can be instituted against President or Governor of state except after the expiry of 2 month notice issued against them.
4. Under international law, foreign diplomats who are on a visit to India or posted here, and leaders or heads of state on their official visit are not answerable in the local courts.
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