Civics

Why is the Prime Minister in India not directly elected by the people? Choose the most appropriate answer and give reasons for your choice.


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In a Parliamentary democracy only the leader of the majority party in the Lok Sabha can become the Prime Minister.


SOLUTION
In a Parliamentary democracy only the leader of the majority party in the Lok Sabha can become the Prime Minister. This is to ensure that the Prime Minister secures a majority support. This prevents him/her from being either a puppet or a dictator since he/she has to function along with a council of ministers.
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