ARTICLE 55, 56, 57 OF CONSTITUTION OF INDIA 1949
What is the Manner of election of President? What is Term of office of President? What is Eligibility for re-election? Article 55, 56 and 57 of Constitution of India, 1949
Manner of election of President, Term of office of President and Eligibility for re-election are defined under Article 55, 56 and 57 of Constitution of India 1949. Provisions under these Articles are:
Article 55 of Constitution of India "Manner of election of President"
(1) As far as practicable, there shall be uniformity in
the scale of representation of the different States at the
election of the President.
(a) every elected member of the Legislative Assembly of a
State shall have as many votes as there are multiples of one
thousand in the quotient obtained by dividing the population
of the State by the total number of the elected members of
(3) The election of the President shall be held in
accordance with the system of proportional representation by
means of the single transferable vote and the voting at such
election shall be by secret ballot.
Article 56 of Constitution of India "Term of office of President"
(1) The President shall hold office for a term of five years
from the date on which he enters upon his office:
Article 57 of Constitution of India "Eligibility for re-election"
A person who holds, or who has held, office as President shall, subject to the other provisions of this Constitution, be eligible for re-election to that office.
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