Civics

Is the Prime Minister bound to advice the President on matters on which his advice is sought?


ANSWER

Yes


SOLUTION
The Prime Minister is bound to advise the President on the matters on which advice is sought. Article 74 of the Constitution provides that the Council of Minister and the Prime Minister will aid and advise the President who shall exercise his function in accordance with such advice. The President may require the Council of Ministers to reconsider the advice, and the President shall act in accordance with the advice tendered after such reconsideration. Prime Minister advises the President as regard to summoning and proroguing of the Parliament.
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