Explain the three situations under which the President of India can proclaim emergency.


The President of India declares Emergency in the following situations:

  1. If the security of the country is threatened by war or external aggression or internal armed rebellion, the President can declare a state of emergency for the whole country.
  2. If the government of a state is not being run in accordance with the Constitution, the President can declare emergency in that state. It is also called Imposition of President’s Rule in a state.
  3. When the financial stability of the country is threatened, the President can declare a state of financial emergency.