Chapter Notes for Class 7, SST (Social and Political Life), Chapter 3: How the State Government Works
Working of the Government:
(i) The head of the state is the Governor while the head of the government consists of the council of ministers headed by the Chief Minister.
(ii) The leader of the ruling party who forms the government is the Chief Minister.
(iii) All the MLA’s sit in a place called the Legislative Assembly.
(iv) The legislative assembly is a place where leaders debate and discuss on important issues and make important bills.
(v) In addition to legislative assembly, press conference is also a mode of knowing what the government does for the people.
(vi) The government works through various departments like public works department, agriculture, health and education.
(vii) The government has the power to make new laws for the state regarding health and sanitation.
(viii) Laws for the state are made by the state legislative assembly.
(ix) Laws for the country are made by the Union Parliament.