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The position of a chief minister is

[A]. similar to that of the prime minister
[B]. identical to that of the president
[C]. a combination of the position of the prime minister and president
[D]. not constitutional

Answer: Option A


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Ankit said: (Nov 11, 2010)  
Similar in terms of like "Prime minister is head in Center and Chief minister is head in State"

Priya said: (Dec 17, 2010)  
The functions and powers of both are alike.

Pooja said: (Aug 26, 2011)  
This means that functions and power of both are alike as prime minister for center and and chief minister for state.

Hussain Vali.K said: (Nov 19, 2011)  
This is incorrect to similarity prime minister to chief minister.

Ashutsoh said: (Feb 11, 2013)  
The functions and powers of both are alike. Because chief minister is head in own state and prime minister is head central government.

Kalprajsinh said: (Feb 25, 2013)  
Cannot be alike as one is union minister while other is limited to his or her state.

Nagesh Vengal said: (Apr 22, 2013)  
Can Chief Minister take the own decisions without Permission of PM?

Susen said: (May 30, 2013)  
CM can take the own decisions for the item mentioned in the State List.

Siva said: (Jul 22, 2014)  
Chief Minister cannot take the own decisions without Permission of PM so both are not alike.

Ashok Kumar Bk said: (Oct 24, 2014)  
CM is the head of the state called Chief Minister and like PM is the head of the country called Prime Minister.

Both working purposes are same but differ in some factors like CM development with in the state but PM take decision over the country.

Saurabh said: (Oct 31, 2014)  
It is so because the CM is heading is state government in same way the PM is heading the nations.

Ashwani Yadav said: (Jan 25, 2015)  
This is wrong to say this. Both have different power in there limited area.

Harish.B said: (Apr 12, 2015)  
The prime minister is supreme authority for central like that chief minister for state.

Kishan said: (Mar 1, 2016)  
CM enrolls the power of PM in state govt but PM holds the power of central govt.

Lakshman said: (Aug 7, 2016)  
In a county (all states) head is PM.

In a each state head is CM.

Dwaipayan said: (May 15, 2019)  
President: Nation.
Prime minister : Nation.
Governor: State.
CM: State.

Anomee said: (Aug 23, 2020)  
It means that a CM has full power over a state while a PM has full power over a country.

K. Gopi Chand said: (Nov 7, 2020)  
No, the chief minister holds only the state elected by people.

The prime minister holds total India by elected people.

Then, how both are same? Please explain.

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