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The Pueblo Episode

February 3, 1968 in the next session". Thus Kumaraman- galam is wrong to say that the power of the Governor to prorogue and convene the Legislature can be exercised only on the advice of his Council of Ministers. The Constitution has given enough powers to the Governor to summon the Legislature whenever he wants, the only condition being that a period of six months should not lapse between two meetings. Dharma Vira did give a fair chance to Ajoy Mukherjee to convene a session of the West Bengal State Legislature when doubts had arisen about the Government's majority. In the face of Ajoy Mukherjee's refusal to do this what could a conscientious Governor do?
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