Consider the following differences between Parliamentary and Presidential system of Government:
- While in parliamentary system of government executive is responsible to the legislature, in presidential form of government executive is independent of legislature
- While India has parliamentary form of government, USA has presidential form of government
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
The parliamentary government is also known as cabinet government and is prevalent in Britain, Japan, Canada, India & among others. The presidential government, on the other hand, is also known as non-responsible or non-parliamentary or fixed executive system of government and is prevalent in USA,Brazil, Russia, Sri Lanka & among others.
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