Consider the following statements:

  1. President has no veto power in respect of a Constitutional Amendment Bill
  2. President can use absolute veto over State Bills reserved by the Governor for his consideration

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [C] Both 1 & 2

First statement is correct because the President has no veto power in respect of a constitutional amendment bill. The 24th Constitutional Amendment Act of 1971 made it obligatory for the President to give his assent to a constitutional amendment bill. Second statement is correct.

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