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Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched in terms of the power of the President of India to make regulation for certain Union Territories under Article 240 of the Indian Constitution?
1. 240(1) (a) - Andaman and Nicobar Islands
2. 240(1) (b) - Lakshadweep
3. 240(1) (c) Puducherry
4. 240(1) (d) - Daman and Diu

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Correct Answer - Option 3 : 240(1) (c) Puducherry

240(1) (c) Puducherry is not the answer.

  •  Article 240(1) in the Constitution Of India 1949 with subclauses
    • ​(a) the Andaman and Nicobar Islands;
    • (b) Lakshadweep;
    • (c) Dadra and Nagar Haveli;
    • (d) Daman and Diu;
    • (e) Pondicherry

  • The Union, under Article 240 of the Constitution, approved the promulgation of the Daman and Diu Civil Courts (Amendment) Regulation, 2019, and the Dadra and Nagar Haveli (Civil Courts and Miscellaneous Provisions) Amendment Regulation, 2019.

  • Article 240(1) in The Constitution Of India 1949
    • The President may make regulations for the peace, progress and good government of the Union territory of
      • Andaman and Nicobar Islands;
      • Lakshadweep;
      • Dadra and Nagar Haveli;
      • Daman and Diu;
      • Pondicherry;
    • Provided that when anybody is created under Article 239A to function as a Legislature for the Union territories of Pondicherry, the President shall not make any regulation for the peace, progress and good government of that Union territory with effect from the date appointed for the first meeting of the Legislature.
    • Provided further that whenever the body functioning as a Legislature for the Union territory of Pondicherry is dissolved, or the functioning of that body as such Legislature remains suspended on account of any action taken under any such law as is referred to in clause (1) of Article 239A. 
    • The President may, during the period of such dissolution or suspension, make regulations for the peace, progress and good government of that Union territory.

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