In view of a Constitutional breakdown or no party or alliance being in position to form governments in the States, the Governors are empowered to take over the roles and responsibilities of the government. Such a situation emerged thrice in Jammu and Kashmir between 1953 and 1964. As Sadr-e-Reyasat, Karan Singh could have taken over the government but this was not allowed to happen as people would have construed this as return of the Dogra Rules | Three occasions Karan Singh was close to ‘restoring’ semblance Dogra Rule | #TheRajBhawanStory by Zafar Choudhary, Episode 9

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