CSE-2019 | Prelims Daily Quiz 66

Daily Quiz for Civil Services Preliminary Examination 2019

Question:

Q. Recently, Jammu & Kashmir came under the Governor’s rule. Consider the following statements in this respect:

1. Governor’s rule can be imposed in J&K for a maximum of three months.

2. President’s rule can be imposed in J&K only after the maximum duration of Governor’s Rule is over.

3. This is the first time that Governor’s Rule will be imposed in J&K.

 

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

a) 1 and 2 only

b) 2 only

c) 3 only

d) None of the above

Correct Answer

d) None of the aboved) None of the above

Explanation for the Correct Answer
  • Under the provision of Section 92 of the Jammu and Kashmir Constitution, Governor's rule is imposed for six months, but only after the consent of the President of India.
  • Jammu and Kashmir can come under President’s rule even before the duration of six months is over if the Governor recommends Centre’s rule.
  • The Governor's rule was imposed on the state for the first time in 1977.

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