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Prime Minister and Council of Ministers
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In this lesson Charu discusses the appointment, duration of Prime Minister. The council of ministers and their function. The lesson also discusses the cabinet form of government.

Charu Modi is teaching live on Unacademy Plus

Charu Modi
Having completed Masters in Law with gold medal from Lucknow University, qualified NET in July 2018 and has taught at Ambition Law Institute

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If PM die without complete his/her 5 year term then what will happen? Will there be a re electron? His cabinet ministers will has to quit in this case too?
Maa’m please explain how pm and com holds office during pleasure of president and what happens when loksabha dissolve is pm holds office after dissolution
Ma'am it is so understandable. Thank you so much ma'am.
and the person who won't be an MP will become minister, will he be an elected person or an appointed person? But then if he is not elected person, principles of democratic and republic gets violated
if a person who is not MP can become minister, does he have to get elected to LS immediately? and can get become a cabinet member

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  3. PRIME MINISTER Prime Minister is the most important political institution. APPOINTMENT t appoints the Prime Minister The President appoints the Prime Minister He appoints the leader of the majority party or the coalition of p commands a majority in the Lok Sabha, as Prime Minister. DURATION The Prime Minister does not have a fixed tenure. He continues in power so long as he remains the leader of the majority party or coalition. ' rties that The Prime Minister does not have a fised tenure. oesn power so long as he remains the leader of the majoiy party

  4. Council of Ministers - - the body that includes all the Ministers. The President appoints ministers on the advice of the Prime Minister. ters on the adrice of the Prime The Ministers are usually from the party or the coalition that has the majority in the Lok Sabha. A person who is not a member of Parliament can also become a minister .

  5. Cabinet Ministers are usually top-level leaders of the ruling party or parties in charge of the major ministries. .Cabinet is thus the inner ring of the Council of Ministers. Ministers of State with independent charge are usually in-charge of smaller Ministries. They participate in the Cabinet meetings only when specially invited. Ministers of State are attached to and required to assist Cabinet Ministers.

  6. CABINET FORM OF GOVERNMENT All ministers cant meet regularly and discuss everything, the decisions are taken in Cabinet meetings ' . The Cabinet works as a team .No criticism The Cabinet as a team is assisted by the Cabinet Secretariat.

  7. POWERS OF THE PRIME MINISTER He chairs Cabinet meetings. He coordinates the work of different Departments. His decisions are final in case disagre His decisions are final in case disagreements arise between Departments. ' He exercises general supervision of different ministries. All ministers work under his leadership The Prime Minister distributes and redistributes work to the ministers He also has the power to dismiss ministers. He also has the power to When the Prime Minister quits, the entire m ' nistry quits. .