Indian Prime Minister BA, MA Lecture by Dr. Shiwani Bansal.
India is a Parliamentary democracy. President is nominal executive and Prime minister is the real executive. The prime minister is appointed by the President and council of minister is appointed by the president on the advice of prime minister. The prime minister performs various functions like appointment of council of minister, head of council of ministers, gives advice to prime minister regarding appointment of various dignitaries. He is also the chairman of Planning Commission, National Development Council.