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State the circumstances under which the President can declare a State of Emergency.

Asked by Topperlearning User 29th April 2016, 4:11 PM
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Solution: Circumstances under which the President can declare a State of Emergency:

  • National Emergency: Under Article 352 of the Constitution of India, this emergency is declared by the President if he feels that the country or any of its part is under threat. The threat could be foreign aggression or insurgency or any other cause.
  • Breakdown of Constitutional Machinery: Under Article 356 of the Constitution of India, this emergency is declared by the President when a situation arises wherein the state government is unable to administer the state in accordance with the provisions of the Constitution.
  • Financial Emergency: Under Article 360 of the Constitution of India, this emergency is declared by the President when the financial stability of the country is threatened. 
Answered by Expert 29th April 2016, 6:11 PM
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