Should Chief Ministers have a say in the appointment of Governors? | The Hindu Parley podcast

Updated - November 17, 2022 09:46 pm IST

Published - November 11, 2022 08:08 am IST

With the rise in instances of tension, and even stand-offs, between State governments and Governors, there is once again a debate on the role of the Raj Bhavan.

Here we discuss the role and conduct of Governors, the relation of Governors with the Centre and State government, and whether Chief Ministers should have a say in the appointment of Governors in their respective States.

Guests: Margaret Alva, a former Union Minister and belonged to the Congress; served as Governor of Rajasthan, Goa, Uttarakhand and Gujarat; Opposition’s candidate for the 2022 election for the post of Vice-President of India; M.R. Madhavan, president and co-founder of PRS Legislative Research, an independent public policy research institution

Host: Sonam Saigal

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