Q. Which of the following are contained in the form of oath of the Governor of India?
1. To faithfully execute the office
2. To preserve, protect and defend the Constitution and the law
3. To devote himself to the service and well-being of the state
4. To uphold the sovereignty and integrity of India
Select the correct answer using the code given below:

[A] 1, 2 and 3 only

[B] 1, 3 and 4 only

[C] 2, 3 and 4 only

[D] 1, 2, 3 and 4

Answer: A
Notes:

Oath of the Governor: Before entering upon his office, the governor has to make and subscribe to an oath or affirmation. In his oath, the governor swears:

  • to faithfully execute the office;
  • to preserve, protect and defend the Constitution and the law; and
  • to devote himself to the service and well-being of the people of the state.
  • The oath of office to the governor is administered by the chief justice of the concerned state high court and in his absence, the senior-most judge of that court available.
  • Every person discharging the functions of the governor also undertakes the similar oath or affirmation.

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