The President of India is elected indirectly in accordance with proportional representation by means of a single transferable vote. The President is elected by the members of an electoral college consisting of the elected members of both the Houses of Parliament and elected members of the Assemblies of the States. The election of’the President is conducted on the basis of proportional representation by means of a single transferable vote. Method by which the President can be removed from his duties is discussed below
Method by which the President can be removed from his duties
In case of violation of the Constitution, the Parliament may remove the President through the process of impeachment. The charges for this purpose may be framed by either House of Parliament in the form of a resolution by a two-thirds majority of the total membership of the House.
Fourteen days notice signed by at least one-fourth of the total number of members has to be given. The other House investigates the charges leveled against the President. If the charges are established by the two-thirds majority of the total membership of the other House also, the President is impeached and removed from office forthwith.
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