Civics

The makers of our Constitution adopted the Parliamentary and the Cabinet form of Government. With reference to this, answer the following question:
i  - Who is the Constitutional Head of the Union Government?
ii - What is meant by the Collective and Individual Responsibility of the members of the Cabinet?


SOLUTION

(i) The Prime Minister of India, as addressed to in the Constitution of India, is the chief of government, chief adviser to the President of India, head of the Council of Ministers and the leader of the majority party in the parliament. The Prime Minister leads the executive branch of the Government of India.

(ii)  Cabinet collective responsibility, also known as collective ministerial responsibility, is a constitutional convention in governments using the Westminster System that members of the cabinet must publicly support all governmental decisions made in  Cabinet, even if they do not privately agree with them.

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