Prime Minister of India

President-> Nominal Executive -> de jure Authority
President-> Head of the government State
Prime Minister-> Real Executive-> de facto Authority
Prime Minister-> Head of the government.

Appointment -> Prime Minister

Article 75-> PM shall be appointed by president
Does not imply that president is free to appoint
Conventions-> Appoint leader of majority party
No party clear majority->

President may exercise his personal discretion->

largest party or coalition in the Lok Sabha->

Vote of confidence in House within a month


 President administers to him ( Prime Minister )  the oaths
 To bear true faith and allegiance (निष्ठा) to the Constitution
 To uphold the sovereignty and integrity of India,
 To faithfully and conscientiously discharge the duties of his office, and
 To do right to all manner of people in accordance with the Constitution and the law, without fear or favour, affection or ill will.

74. Council of Ministers to aid and advise President
75. Other provisions as to Ministers
77. Conduct of business of the Government of India
78. Duties of Prime Minister as respects the furnishing of information to the President, etc.


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