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Why is the President of India referred to as a Nominal Head of the State?


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The President is the head of the state. All the important decisions are taken in his name. But he is known as de jure head or nominal Head of the State because, in reality, power is exercised by the council of ministers headed by the Prime Minister. Also, the President works on the suggestions by the PM.
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