Part V The Union
Article 56. Part V The Union (1) The President shall hold office for five years from the date he assumes office:
(A) The President may resign from the President’s post by writing in his own hand addressed to the Vice-President;
(B) the President may, for violation of the Constitution, be removed from office by impeachment in the manner provided in Article 71;
(C) The President shall, despite the expiration of his term, continue in office until his successor enters his office.
(2) Any resignation addressed under subdivision (1) under clause (a) to the Vice-President shall be made by him to the Speaker of the Jan Sabha.
Article 57. A person who holds, or who has held office as President, subject to other provisions of this Constitution, shall be eligible for re-election to that office.
Article 58. (1) No person shall be eligible for election as President unless he-
(A) is a citizen of India,
(B) has completed the age of thirty-five years, and
(c) is eligible for election as a member of the Lok Sabha.
(2) No person shall be eligible for election as President if he holds the office of profit under the control of the Government of India or the Government of any State or any local or other authority.
explanation. – For the purposes of this article, a person shall not be deemed to hold any office of profit merely for the reason that he is the President or Vice-President of the Union or the Governor is the 1 of any State or the Minister of either Union. For or for a state.
Article 59. (1) The President shall not be a member of either House of Parliament or any House of the Legislature of any State, and if elected a member of any House of Parliament or a member of any House of the Legislature of a State. Mr. Speaker, on that date, he will vacate his post in the House, the day he enters his office as President.
(2) The President shall not hold any other office of profit.
(3) The President shall be entitled to the use of his official residences without payment of rent and shall also be entitled to such laws, allowances and privileges as may be prescribed by law by Parliament and unless provision is made in that regard. , Such perquisites, allowances and privileges specified in the Second Schedule.
(4) The office and allowances of the President shall not be reduced during his tenure.
Article 60. Every President and every person acting as President or discharging the functions of the President may, before entering his office, make his membership in the presence of the Chief Justice of India and in his absence, the senior-most Supreme Court of Judge available, oath or affirmation in the following form, that is to say-
“I, AB, take an oath in the name of God / That I shall believe- to fully execute (or discharge the functions of the President) the office of the President of India and to maintain his capacity, to protect And I will try my best to defend the Constitution and the law and that I will dedicate myself to the service and welfare of the people of India.