To Whom the President has to Submit His Resignation?

  1. Speaker
  2. Chief Justice
  3. Prime Minister
  4. Vice President
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    Vice President of India

    The President of India has to submit his resignation to Vice President of India. According to the Article 56 in the Constitution of India.
    56. Term of office of President
    (1) The President shall hold office for a term of five years from the date on which he enters upon his office: Provided that
    (a) the President may, by writing under his hand addressed to the Vice President, resign his office;
    (b) the President may, for violation of the constitution, be removed from office by impeachment in the manner provided in Article 61:
    (c) the President shall, notwithstanding the expiration of his term, continue to hold office until his successor enters upon his office
    (2) Any resignation addressed to the Vice President under clause (a) of the proviso to clause ( 1 ) shall forthwith be communicated by him to the Speaker of the House of the People.

    The Vice-President of India is the second highest constitutional office in the country. The Vice-President acts as President, during casual vacancy in the office of the President by reason of death, resignation or removal or otherwise, until a new President is elected as soon as practicables.

    The Vice President of India may resign his office by submitting his resignation to the President of India.

    Monis Rasool Professor Answered on 5th July 2015.
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