Powers and Functions of Governor:
There shall be Governor for each State, Provided that nothing shall prevent the appointment of the same person as Governor for two or more States.
Executive power of State:
Appointment of Governor.:
The Governor of a State shall be appointed by the President by warrant under his hand and seal. (Article 155)
Term of office of Governor:
Qualifications for appointment as Governor:
No person shall be eligible for appointment as Governor unless he is a citizen of India and has completed the age of thirty-five years. (Article 157)
Conditions of Governor’ office:
Discharge of the functions of the Governor in certain contingencies:
The President may make such provision as he thinks fit for the discharge of the functions of the Governor of a State in any contingency not provided for (Article 160).
Power of Governor to grant pardons, etc., and to suspend, remit or commute sentences in certain cases:
The Governor of a State shall have the power to grant pardons, reprieves, respites or remissions of punishment or to suspend, remit or commute the sentence of any person convicted of any offence against any law relating to a matter to which the executive power of the State extends. (Article 161).
Extent of executive power of State:
Subject to the provisions of this Constitution, the executive power of a State shall extend to the matters with respect to which the Legislature of the State has power to make laws.
Provided that in any matter with respect to which the Legislature of a State and Parliament have power to make laws, the executive power of the State shall be subject to, and limited by, the executive power expressly conferred by the Constitution or by any law made by Parliament upon the Union or authorities thereof. (article 162)