Central Council of Ministers
As the Constitution of India provides for a parliamentary system of
government modelled on the British pattern, the council of ministers
headed by the prime minister is the real executive authority is our politico-administrative system.
The principles of parliamentary system of government are not detailed in the Constitution, but two Articles (74 and 75) deal with them in a broad, sketchy and general manner. Article 74 deals with the status of the council of ministers while Article 75 deals with the appointment, tenure, responsibility, qualification, oath and salaries and allowances of the ministers.
Article 74—Council of Ministers to aid and advise President
It shall be the duty of the Prime Minister
Every minister shall have the right to speak and take part in the proceedings of either House, any joint sitting of the Houses and any Committee of Parliament of which he may be named a member. But he shall not be entitled to vote.
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