Essay On Prime Minister

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Article 74 of the Constitution of India gives power to the council of ministers to help the President in the exercising his power. In this Article advice is given on the behalf of council of ministers to President. It is in the hand of President whether to take that advice or not. It was stated before the 42nd amendment came into place that “there shall be a Council of Ministers with the Prime Minister at the head to aid and advise the President in the exercise of his functions”. The 42nd Constitutional amendment went into effect from 3 January 1977. It was stated by 44th Amendment (1978) that the President can even send the advice back for reconsideration once. Article 74 allows Prime Minister to even participate with Council of Ministers…show more content…
He is known as “the moon among the stars”. The council of ministers is known as stars whereas the Prime Minister is known as Moon. He with other Cabinet Ministers helps the President in each and every field relating to railways, sanitation, ministry of law, environment, transportation, home ministry and justice or any other sphere that is related to the country. The principles which are performed by the Cabinet Ministers are comes under Articles 74 and 75 of the Constitution. Article 74 (1) states that “there shall be a council of ministers with the Prime Minister at the head to aid and advise the President in the discharge of his functions” where as Article 75(1) says that “The Prime Minister shall be appointed by the President and the other ministers shall be appointed by the President on the advice of the Prime Minister.” The President cannot ignore it. He has no option but only to accept it. The responsibility is on the Council of Ministers as they are only responsible for everything. The President appoints the leader who enjoys the supports of the majority as the Prime Minister. He is appointed for five years. The Ministers are even elected by President after the advice of Prime Minister. The powers are distributed among the Ministers. An outsider can even be appointed on the advice of Prime Minister. Such a person must be elected within six months of appointment. The President can even eliminate any minister.

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