x

Like our Facebook Page

   
Early Times Newspaper Jammu, Leading Newspaper Jammu
 
Breaking News :   Man who sold state property for pea-nuts remains unpunished | Police not booking those who attacked cop at R S Pura' | Missing: PDP-BJP coordination committee | Diagnostic facilities proving insufficient for rising footfall | GMC `molests' rules to appoint PA to Principal | Geelani too watches Bollywood movies! | Papa manages choice posting for DSP son | Faction-ridden Cong to appoint district presidents | Besides bribe, Patwari sought 'sexual favours' from victimized widow | Woman held along with paramour | Executive magistrate sends 23 drug peddlers to jail | 1 held with poppy straw, illicit liquor | Bovine smuggling bid foiled, 2 held | SMVDU holds national level workshop on e-Granthalaya | Samooh Theatre's Women Wing organizes awareness camp | Mankotia warns Education deptt, demands adjustment of teachers | NRHM, Anganwari employees without wages since long | In Srinagar, Cong condemns Major Gagoi, in Delhi, it supports | PAF slams distt admin for pathetic condition of 'historical Chowgan' | JKPCC castigates PDD for not redressing public grievances | Soz's utterances hurting Congress interests | Govt looking to allot fair price shops to political workers | Steep decline in Saffron production worries Kishtwar farmers | Lawlessness in Education Department leaves students to suffer | Accused freed after SHO strikes deal with him | MLA Nowshera calls on CM | Work under R-APDRP finally taken up | Man-Animal conflict on rise | Injustice to FMPHWs in BJP- PDP govt cruel joke of women empowerment: Sham | Lawlessness increasing in Valley | Employees of RDD observe pen down strike | GHSS Gundna lacks teaching staff, infrastructure | Saavdhan Jammu film released | More befitting response needed to avenge mutilation of soldiers: Ex-MLC | Bootlegger held at Bhaderwah | Frequent traffic gridlocks, dilapidated roads irk Doda residents | Protest against PMGSY Department held | To seek peace through ceasefire in troubled Kashmir not possible unilaterally : Prof Chaman | Refugees' delegation led by Ch. Randhawa calls upon Div Com | Minor allegedly raped, accused absconding | SMVDU student placed as intern in Turkey | Expedite developmental initiatives undertaking in Srinagar, Dr Singh | JWAM stages protest against PDD, PHE | SRMSS criticizes behavior of priests of Raghunath Temple | Mehbooba discusses law and order, LoC shelling with Guv | New regional political party for Jammu in the recent offing | Plus-2 lecturer' Forum calls on DSE Jammu | TRT camp migrants holds protest rally | RDD employees protest against govt, demands early holding of DPCs | BJP trying to communalise atmosphere in the whole country: Rana | Mata Kheer Bhawani Yatra- 2017' committee formed | Anantnag Mini-secretariat in pool of muck | Contractors allege major scam in Kishtwar PHE | JK Govt to counter student protests by promoting NCC | Swindling in Mid-day meals, Authorities failed to enquire the matter | Kashmiri ministers harassing Jammu Govt employees unnecessarily, alleges Ex Min Manjit | Executive body meet of NDS held | GHSS Mandi lacks basic facilities | Ayurvedic Dispensary found locked | Withdraw FIR against Major Gagoi or face consequences : Harsh | HC asks govt if it has provided potable water to people | HC directive to regularise services of petitioners | HC directs govt to deposit Rs 5 lakh to be paid for cross firing victim | HC directives in petition challenging KCS paper | Alert bank guard foils bid to snatch weapon in south Kashmir | HC stays FIR against police Inspector | PDP leader shot at, critically wounded by gunmen | Abu Dujana escapes from security net | Militants attack SOG camp of Jammu & Kashmir Police, CRPF | Armed men sighted in Kathua border area, alert sounded | Manchester blast forces European & Asian nations to tighten security | Abstaining from OBOR: More a boon than a bane for India | Conforming to the code of professional ethics by the teachers | Making of a healthy and happy India | JSS Students shine in Open District Taekwondo championship | Batote Zone clinches titles in Girls Kabaddi of Inter-Zonal District competitions | Students of KIDZANIA Play way school bring laurels | J&K Taekwondo teams reach Jaipur to participate in Bhagwan Mahavir Championship | TSN emerges champions in Tennis ball cricket tournament | Model Academy celebrates English language week | SOS HGS excels in sport events | Fruit Day' celebrated | Volleyball Association to organize Summer Coaching Camp from June 8 | Inter zonal cricket tournament held | APS Miran Sahib boys win U-17 Hockey title | Back Issues  
 
news details
Expunge "My government" from governor's address, comments MLC Parray
Refers SC's judgment saying CM is head of government
1/11/2017 10:16:44 PM
Avinash Azad
Early Times Report

Jammu, Jan 11: Quoting Supreme court's judgment regarding head of the government, the Member Legislative Council (MLC) Mohammad Muzaffar Paray has commented that "my government should be expunged from the address of the governor and the statement regarding policies and programmes should be made the chief minister.
In his written comment to Chairman J&K Legislative Council, quoted supreme court's judgment consisting of seven judges that had observed that in a case of titled Shamsher Sing vs state of Punjab and another bearing citation (1974) Supreme Court 831 that the president is the formal constitutional head of the executive. The real executive powers are vested in the ministers of cabinet with prime minister at their head. Same can be said in respect of Governor where chief minister is real executive who can safely say "My Government".
"I feel much comfortable to quote noted parliamentarian Justice M.Rama Jois who in his notable treatise "our parliament" suggests that in view of sanctity attached to the post of Governor, he should make an address on following lines:- "This session of legislature has been convened in terms clause (1)of article 176 and I hereby inaugurate the session and declare it open. I call upon chief minister to place a statement of Government incorporating the policies and the programmes of the Government therein and direct hon'ble legislature to discuss the same. Here in case of state of J&K section 50 clause 1 of the AK state constitution is more or less replica of the same", Paray mentioned in his comment.
He further added, "It is not advisable for Governor to use the expression "My Government" as it is subject to amendments controversies, which result in the desecration and defilement of his high office. As said by me earlier that Governor is no doubt constitutional head of state but represents no political party or philosophy which later is stigmatized and maculated by way of amendments etc. He has to confine himself within the gamut of suggestions of M.Rama Jois and calls upon the head of Government viz chief minister to place the statement of the Government before House enshrining the policies and programmes of the Government."
He suggested that the expression "My Government" should be expunged from the address of the Governor and the statement regarding policies and programmes should be made by chief minister.
He further quoted Justice M.Rama Jois who in his said book mentions that then president of India Pratibha Patel used the expression "My Government" 26 times, and sanctity of her address was diluted by 265 amendments from Rajya Sabha and 307 from lok Sabha.
"In view of these instances, I would propose that the expression "My Government" should be deleted from the address of Governor and he should remain confined to already stated format, to uphold the dignity, majesty and sanctity of his high office", he suggested.
  Share This News with Your Friends on Social Network  
 
  Comment on this Story  
 
 
top stories of the day
Expanded health infrastructure makes no difference
Drabu presented Rs 76335 Cr annual budget for 2017-18, announce 7th pay commission for employees from April 2018
Where is Rs 80000 crore reconstruction Package?
Junior mali works as head clerk, cashier serving tea in social forestry deptt
NHM Coordinators throw obscene invectives over ASHA workers
Regularisation of employees; 7th pay commission from next April; Treasury system to be abolished
SC tames BCCI, Sports Ministry tames IOA, but JKOA remains untamed and anarchic
1st Appellate Authority provides 'tailored' reply
Prof Mattoo likely to join back as 'more powerful' Advisor to CM
Revenue, Forest cases likely to delay USBRL project by two years
Exploiting privileges to brag in front of common public
VVIPs illegally occupy more than 4 Lakh kanals of Kahcharai land in J&K
Govt spends Rs 12,000 cr on power purchase, liquidating liabilities
Expunge "My government" from Governor's address, comments MLC Paray
4088 missing youths from J&K are in PoK,Pakistan
Not just BSF jawan, now CRPF man also alleges lack of amenities for India's forces
People protest against removal of transformer
ARTO sermons on traffic awareness, forgets invalid number plate from his vehcle
Protests continue seeking judicial probe into Kashmir unrest
Opposition insecure over peace returning to Kashmir: Govt
Govt fails to preserve 100 year old monuments
Ministerial Cadre policemen elevated, executive wing left gazing at empty sky
Influential docs overstaying at DHS Jammu but who cares
Despite disconnection drive by PHE, influential miscreants at Katra manage illegal water connections
R&B JCBs damage roads instead of removing snow
CM not to succumb to separatist pressure over WPRs
19k Schools in Jammu lack basic facilities
Expunge "My government" from governor's address, comments MLC Parray
 
 
 
 
Early Times Android App
STOCK UPDATE
  
BSE Sensex
NSE Nifty
 
CRICKET UPDATE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
Home About Us Top Stories Local News National News Sports News Opinion Editorial ET Cetra Advertise with Us ET E-paper
 
 
J&K RELATED WEBSITES
J&K Govt. Official website
Jammu Kashmir Tourism
JKTDC
Mata Vaishnodevi Shrine Board
Shri Amarnath Ji Shrine Board
Shri Shiv Khori Shrine Board
UTILITY
Train Enquiry
IRCTC
Matavaishnodevi
BSNL
Jammu Kashmir Bank
State Bank of India
PUBLIC INTEREST
Passport Department
Income Tax Department
JK CAMPA
JK GAD
IT Education
Web Site Design Services
EDUCATION
Jammu University
Jammu University Results
JKBOSE
Kashmir University
IGNOU Jammu Center
SMVDU