12 April, New Delhi
Centre has put restrictions on the travel of Governors and said they cannot leave station without President’s permission.
The new 18-point set of rules notified by Home Ministry said Governors will have to stay in their respective states for at least 292 days in a year.
The requests for permission to travel outside the state will have to be sent to Rashtrapati Bhavan anywhere between one week and six weeks before the date of travel.
Every request will also have to be marked to the Prime Minister’s Principal Secretary Nripendra Misra and Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, it said.