DE-CONSTRUCTING THE INDIAN GOVERNANCE MODEL – ARE WE REALLY WESTMINSTER?

This is a piece written by Professor T. Devidas (Former Head of Department, Faculty of Law, Mysore University; Former Faculty, National Law School of India University)

Unlike the Westminster constitution under which the House of Commons places executive power with whosoever commands the confidence of the House, the Indian Constitution has itself vested executive power of the Union in the President under Article 53(1) and the executive power of the State in the Governors under Article 154(1). read more