The President of India is the Constitutional Head of the Indian Republic. In this context,
answer the following questions:
Mention three types of Emergencies that the President is empowered to proclaim.
The President is empowered to proclaim the following three types of emergencies:
- National of General Emergency: If there is a danger of foreign aggression or danger to the peace and security of the country because of civil war, insurgency or any other such cause.
- Breakdown of Constitutional Machinery: If the constitutional machinery has broken down or there is a deadlock because of political uncertainties or otherwise (Article 356).
- Financial Emergency: If a setback to the financial stability or credit feasibility of the country has occurred or is likely to occur.