Consider the following statements:

  1. Administrator or lieutenant-governor of a Union territory is appointed by Prime Minister
  2. Same person can not act as Governor of a state and administrator /lieutenant-governor of a Union territory simultaneously

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [D] Neither 1 nor 2

Administrator or lieutenant-governor for Union territory is appointed by the President. Second statement is incorrect because President can appoint the same person as Administrator of a Union territory as well as Governor of a State.

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