Parliamentary system of India Features of Indian parliamentary system Presented by Bhavin Sangoi Presented by :Bhavin Sangoi Follow me on https://unacademy.in/user@BhavinSangoi
It is based on Westminster (British) model of parliamentary system . Constitution makers chose parliamentary system over Presidential form of government because they had experience of working under this system before independence.
In Parliamentary system head of the state is nominal head. . . Article 74 of Indian constitution mandates that President acts in accordance with advice given by council of minister headed by prime minister
Fusion of legislature and executive - Article 75 (5) of constitution, mandates that a person who is not a member of the either house of Parliament for six consecutive months, shall cease to be a minister
According to article 75 (1) prime minister is appointed by President and other ministers are appointed on his advice. According to article 75 (2) An individual minister holds office during the pleasure of President .According to article 75 (3) council of minister is collectively responsible to house of people.
Structure of Indian Parliament (Rajya sabha) (President) Head of the state Maximum strength Present strength (Loksabha) Upper House Lower House 238 + 1 2 = 250 members 550 2 552 members 233 +12 245 members 543 +0 543 members
BA Political Science and Psychology, Mumbai University. Teaching Polity, Economics and international relations for 7 years.