The full form of LG is Lieutenant Governor. Lieutenant Governors exist in union territories including the National Capital Territory (NCT) Delhi. The governor acts as the formal head, where else the actual power lies in the hands of chief ministers of the states or council of ministers.
The Lieutenant Governor is appointed by the exemption of the prime minister. The prime minister suggests a nominee to the federal council, after that, they pass an Order to the council to be approved by the Governor.
Governor vs. Lieutenant Governor:
In the precedence, Lieutenant Governors do not hold the same position as a governor. The governor and lieutenant governor’s ruling period is five years and they are appointed by the president of the respective country. Meanwhile, Governors exist in the states, while Lieutenant governors exist in union territories including Delhi.
Generally, the lieutenant governor is the state’s highest officer following the governor, their major role is to act when the Governor is out of station or immobilized.
Responsibilities of Lt.Governor:
For the Vice Governor, there are four major responsibilities. Let’s see the specific roles of Lieutenant governors. The first thing is the lieutenant governor will announce the royal call about the Legislative Assembly into sessions; and deliver the speech of each session in the legislative assembly, passing royal bills of the state and approving cabinet orders.
A deputy or subordinate governor refers to the lieutenant governor. The main object of the Lt.governor is to act as the governor for the states when they are not actually, present, these Lt. Governors took all prior responsibilities of the Governor-general of the state. In addition, they have the power of appointing a group of forces called the council of ministers. Under the president’s rules, the Lt.governor becomes a proficient executive head of the government.