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Indian Administration by Pankaj Singh, Hoshiar Singh

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Parliamentary Democracy

Introduction

India adopted a parliamentary form of government after Independence based on the British model along with some features of the presidential system. Our Constitution followed the British model because most of the members of the Constituent Assembly were getting hands-on experience of working in the responsible government modelled on British parliamentary form. Therefore, it was but natural for them to have preference for this form of government instead of a presidential form of government, though some of the features of presidential form were incorporated into the Constitution.

Characteristics of the Parliamentary Form of Government

The main features of the British parliamentary democracy are:

  1. In a parliamentary ...

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