Q. Which of the following is/are power/s of the prime minister?
1.He advises the President with regard to summoning and proroguing of the sessions of the Parliament.
2.He can recommend dissolution of the Lok Sabha to President at any time.
3.He announces government policies on the floor of the House.
Choose the correct answer from below given codes:

[A] 1 only

[B] 1 and 2 only

[C] 2 and 3 only

[D] 1, 2 and 3

Answer: D
Notes:

Explanation: The Prime Minister is the leader of the Lower House. In this capacity, he enjoys the following powers:

  • He advises the President with regard to summoning and proroguing of the sessions of the Parliament.
  • He can recommend dissolution of the Lok Sabha to President at any time.
  • He announces government policies on the floor of the House.

Source: Laxmikanth Polity