Article 56 of Indian Constitution

Article 56 in The Indian Constitution

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: Provided that
(a) the President may, by writing under his hand addressed to the Vice President, resign his office;
(b) the President may, for violation of the constitution, be removed from office by impeachment in the manner provided in Article 61:
(c) the President shall, notwithstanding the expiration of his term, continue to hold office until his successor enters upon his office
(2) Any resignation addressed to the Vice President under clause (a) of the proviso to clause ( 1 ) shall forthwith be communicated by him to the Speaker of the House of the People

India's Important Case Laws and Landmark Judgments on Constitution of India i.e. Article 56 of Indian Constitution:

  • State Of Rajasthan vs Ram Kishan on 6 May, 1977 - Rajasthan High Court 
  • Dharmarth Trust J&K; Jammu & Ors vs Dinesh Chander Nanda on 8 September, 2010 - Supreme Court of India  
  • Dharmarth Trust J&K Jammu & Ors vs Dinesh Chander Nanda on 8 September, 2010 - Supreme Court of India 
  • Badarwada Bhima Subbaraju vs Village Panchayat Of Gundugolanu on 25 August, 1964 - Andhra High Court 
  • Killick Nixon Ltd. And Others vs Dhanraj Mills Pvt. Ltd. And Others on 9 September, 1981 - Bombay High Court  
  • The State Of Bihar vs Thawardas Pherumal on 9 October, 1963 - Patna High Court 
  • Bomi Munchershaw Mistry vs The Kesharwani Co-Operative on 3 December, 1992 - Bombay High Court 
  • Nathoolal vs State Of Rajasthan on 10 May, 1973 - Rajasthan High Court 
  • Gannon Dunkerley & Co. Ltd vs Union Of India on 28 October, 1969 - Supreme Court of India 
  • Consulting Engineering Services vs The Chairman, Esi Corporation on 3 May, 2011 - Delhi High Court 

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