Maharashtra State BoardSSC (English Medium) 8th Standard

Write Short Note On. Governor - History and Civics

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Similar to the President at the union level, the governor is the nominal head of the states at the state level. He is appointed by the President on the advice of the council of ministers and the Prime Minister. 

He performs executive as well as legislative functions.

• He has the right to call for special session of the state legislature and to issue an ordinance when the legislature is not in session.

• He has the power to dissolve the state legislative assembly.

• Once the bill gets the assent of the governor, it turns into a law.

Concept: State Legislature
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Balbharati History and Civics 8th Standard Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 2.5 The State Government
Exercise | Q 1 | Page 85
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