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If the President of India exercises his power as provided under Article 356 of the Constitution in respect of a particular State, then
(a) the Assembly of the State is automatically dissolved.
(b) the powers of the Legislature of that State shall be exercisable by or under the authority of the Parliament.
(c) Article 19 is suspended in that State.
(d) the President can make laws relating to that State.

Answer:

B

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Explanation:

When President's Rule is imposed in a state under Article 356, the powers of the state legislature are transferred to the Parliament. The President assumes direct control over the state's administration, and the Governor acts as the President's representative in the state. The state assembly may or may not be dissolved depending on the situation, and the President does not have the power to make laws relating to that state. Article 19, which guarantees certain fundamental rights, is not automatically suspended in that state.

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