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Correct Option is 1 and 3

According to the Constitution if any question arises whether a matter falls within the governor’s discretion or not, the decision of the governor is final and the validity of anything done by him cannot be called in question on the ground that he ought or ought not to have acted in his discretion. The Governor has constitutional discretion in 1.Reservation of a bill for the consideration of the President. 2.Recommendation for the imposition of the President’s Rule in the state. 3.While exercising his functions as the administrator of an adjoining union territory. 4.Determining the amount payable by the Government of Assam, Meghalaya, Tripura and Mizoram to an autonomous Tribal District Council as royalty accruing from licenses for mineral exploration. 5.Seeking information from the chief minister with regard to administrative and legislative matters of the state. The Situational discretion of the Governor Appointment of chief minister when no party has a clear-cut majority in the state legislative assembly. Hence statement 1 and 3 are correct and statement 2 is incorrect.

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