How is the Prime Minister of India appointed?
As per Article 75 of the Constitution, the Prime Minister of India is appointed by the President, and all other ministers shall also be appointed by him/her on the advice of the Prime Minister. As per the rules of Parliament, the President shall appoint the leader of the party in the Majority as the Prime Minister. And, when there is no clarity on the majority of any party, then the President can exercise his discretion in appointing the Prime Minister. Check the appointments of other posts below:
- The Chief Justice of India is appointed by the President.
- The Lok Sabha speaker is appointed by the President.
- President and Vice-President are elected by the Electoral College of India.
- Chief Ministers and other Ministers of State are appointed by the Governor.