Conflicts between governors and elected governments are new. The present Governor, Arif Mohammed Khan, and the Pinarayi Vijayan government, too, are at loggerheads. What were such incidents in the past? What are the constitutional powers of the governor? When should the governor use his/her discretionary powers? Here's a quick look into such aspects:
The Telangana High Court on Wednesday directed the State government to conduct Republic Day celebrations in a grand manner, with a ceremonial parade, as per the instructions issued by the Central government.
The Governor's invitation, even as he is at loggerheads with the Chief Minister, is being seen as a ‘sweet revenge’ for not inviting him for the government functions held as part of the Onam celebrations.