Tuesday, 31 May 2022

Comparison between The President and The Vice President of India

 


Comparison between The President and The Vice President of India



President

Basis of differentiation

Vice president

Must be a Citizen of India and at least 35 years of age. Must be qualified for election to the House of the People. 

Must not hold office of profit under the Government of India or of a state or any other authority under the control of either governments, excepting the offices of President, Vice President, and governor of a state or Minister of the Union or of a State.








Qualifications for election

Must be a Citizen of India and at least 35 years of age. Must be qualified for election to Council of states. Must not hold office of profit under the Government of India or of a State or any other authority under the control of either governments, excepting the office of President, Vice President, Governor of a State or Minister of Union or of a State.

Elected by an electoral college consisting of the elected members of both Houses of Parliament and Legislative Assemblies of all States.

Manner of election

Elected by an electoral college consisting of Members (both elected and nominated) of both Houses of the Parliament.

Five years from the date he enters office. Eligible for re-election any number of times. May resign earlier by writing a letter of resignation address to the Vice-President. He may be removed earlier by the process of impeachment.







Term of office

Five years from the date he enters office.

Eligible for re-election any number of times. May resign earlier by writing a letter of resignation addressed to the President. May be removed by a resolution passed by a majority of Members of Councils of States and agreed to by the House of the People.

Rupees 1,20,000 per month and many other amenities.





Salary

Rupees 1,10,000 per month but when he acts as president he receives the emoluments of the President.

The executive power of the Union is vested in the President of India and he exercises it on the advice of the Councils of Minister of the Union.






Functions

He is Ex-officio Chairman of the Rajya Sabha. He officiates as the President of India whenever the office of the President falls vacant.


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