Who appoints the Governor of a State in India?

(A) The Supreme Court of India
(B) The Chief Minister of State
(C) The President of India
(D) The Chief Justice of India

Correct Answer : The President of India
Question Asked : SSC Scientific Assistant (Physics) Exam 2017
Explanation : Article 153 states that there shall be a Governor for each State. The Governor is appointed by the President and holds his office at the pleasure of the President in accordance with the Article 156. Any citizen of 35 years of age and above is eligible but he must not hold any other office of profit, nor be a Member of Parliament or State Legislature.
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