Q- Why is the Prime Minister in India not directly elected by the people? Choose the most appropriate answer and give reasons for your choice.
(a) In a Parliamentary democracy, only the leader of the of majority party in the Lok Sabha can become the Prime Minister.
(b) Lok Sabha can remove the Prime Minister and the Council of the Ministers even before the expiry of their terms.
(c) Since the prime minister is appointed by the President, there is no need for it.
(d) Direct election of Prime Minister will involve lot of expenditure on election.
Answer- In a Parliamentary democracy, only the leader of the of majority party in the Lok Sabha can become the Prime Minister.
This is because each member in Lok Sabha is elected by the public so that if any one of them becomes the Prime Minister of India. This selection is done through voting in parliament.