Daily Current Affairs Polity-Bills- Acts and Judgments

Article 239 of the Constitution 

The President has directed that Dr. Kiran Bedi shall cease to hold the office of the Lieutenant-Governor of Puducherry and has appointed the Governor of Telangana, to discharge the functions of the Lieutenant-Governor of Puducherry, in addition to her own duties.

Article 239 of the Constitution

  • The President can also appoint the governor of a state as the administrator of an adjoining union territory.
  • In that capacity, the governor is to act independently of his council of ministers.
Get UPSC Hacks