Recommendations of Sarkaria Commission Regarding the Office of Governor & Article-356 in India

Deepak Phor


There is a great deal of controversy in all federal states, over the years, which has centered on the question of inter-governmental relations on how federal system operates and how it should operate.  But it is futile to blame either the Centre or any of the states for deteriorating relations or growing differences. At least academic discussions should avoid blaming the governments for it systems and institutions are amenable to misuse, they have to be corrected.  Keeping the fact in view, the Congress Govt. headed by Smt. Indira Gandhi appointed a Commission headed by former Chief Justice Sh. Ranjeet Singh Sarkaria in 1983, who reported in 1987.

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