Frequent question: How is the Indian government organized?

Real executive power rests with the Council of Ministers, headed by the prime minister. The prime minister is usually the leader of the political party that has the greatest number of seats in parliament. Each state has its own elected legislature and a governor appointed by the president.

Who is the head of India’s government?

Who is who in govt of India?

Government of India

Legislature
Head of state President Ramnath Kovind
Head of government Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Main organ Cabinet
Head of civil services Cabinet secretary (Rajiv Gauba, IAS)

Who elects who in India?

Parliamentary General Elections (Lok Sabha)

Every adult citizen of India can vote only in their constituency. Candidates who win the Lok Sabha elections are called ‘Member of Parliament’ and hold their seats for five years or until the body is dissolved by the President on the advice of the council of ministers.

Which party is in power in India?

The two main parties in India are the Bharatiya Janata Party, also known as the BJP, which is the leading right-wing Hindu nationalist party, and the Indian National Congress, commonly called the INC or Congress, which is the leading centre-left party.

What is the flag of India?

The National Flag of India (Hindi: Tiraṅgā) is a horizontal rectangular tricolour of India saffron, white and India green; with the Ashoka Chakra, a 24-spoke wheel, in navy blue at its centre.

Flag of India.

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Name Tiraṅgā (meaning “Tricolour“)
Use National flag
Proportion 2:3
Adopted 22 July 1947

What are the 3 structures of government?

The three spheres of Government

  • National Government.
  • Provincial Government.
  • Local Government.

Who is the highest officer in India?

National emblem over two crossed batons in a lotus blossom wreath. Field Marshal (or field marshal, abbreviated as FM) is a five–star general officer rank and the highest attainable rank in the Indian Army.

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