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The Union Council of Ministers is the principal executive organ of the Government of India, which functions as the senior decision making body of the executive branch. It is chaired by the prime minister and consists of the heads of each of the executive government ministries. Currently, the council is headed by prime minister Narendra Modi and consists of 29 members, including the prime minister. The council is subject to the Parliament of India.

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Bharta Jodo Yatra: Union Minister thrashes Rahul Gandhi for “violating” Flag Code | Oneindia News [Video]

Bharta Jodo Yatra: Union Minister thrashes Rahul Gandhi for “violating” Flag Code | Oneindia News

Union Minister thrashes Rahul Gandhi for “violating” Flag Code in Srinagar; All-party meet ahead of Parliament's Budget session under way; Bharat Jodo Yatra culminates today; Rainfall continues in..

Credit: Oneindia     Duration: 03:24Published

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