Who acts as the President of India when both, the President and the Vice-President are unavailable? - General Test

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Who acts as the President of India when both, the President and the Vice-President are unavailable?

Options

  • Minister of Home Affairs

  • Cabinet Secretary 

  • Chief Justice of India 

  • Speaker of Lok Sabha

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Solution

Chief Justice of India

Explanation:

According to the President (Discharge of Functions) Act, 1969, in the event that both the vice president's and president's positions are empty, the Chief Justice of India (CJI) shall preside over India.

Concept: Polity Current Affair (Entrance Exam)
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