Prime Ministers of India

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The prime minister of India (IAST: Bhārat ke Pradhānamantrī) officially the Prime Minister of the Republic of India is the leader of the executive branch of the Government of India. The prime minister is the chief adviser to the president of India and the head of the Union Council of Ministers. They can be a member of any of the two houses of the Parliament of India—the Lok Sabha (House of the People) and the Rajya Sabha (Council of the States); but has to be a member of the political party or coalition, having a majority in the Lok Sabha.

The prime minister is the senior-most member of cabinet in the executive of government in a parliamentary system. The prime minister selects and can dismiss members of the cabinet; allocates posts to members within the government; and is the presiding member and chairperson of the cabinet.

The Union Cabinet headed by the prime minister is appointed by the President of India to assist the latter in the administration of the affairs of the executive. Union cabinet is collectively responsible to the Lok Sabha as per Article 75(3) of the Constitution of India. The prime minister has to enjoy the confidence of a majority in the Lok Sabha and shall resign if they are unable to prove majority when instructed by the president.


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Jawaharlal Nehru

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31 Votes
जवाहरलाल नेहरू Jawaharlal Nehru

पहला कार्यकाल – (1947-1952)

दूसरा कार्यकाल – (1952-1957)

तीसरा कार्यकाल – (1957-1962)

चौथा कार्यकाल – (1962-1964)

Jawaharlal Nehru (14 November 1889 – 27 May 1964) was an Indian independence activist and, subsequently, the first Prime Minister of India, as well as a central figure in Indian politics both before and after independence. He emerged as an eminent leader of the Indian independence movement, serving...Read More

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Gulzarilal Nanda

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गुलज़ारीलाल नन्दा Gulzarilal Nanda

कार्यवाहक – (27 मई 1964 – 9 जून 1964)

Gulzarilal Nanda (4 July 1898 – 15 January 1998) was an Indian politician and economist who specialized in labour issues. He was the Acting Prime Minister of India for two short periods following the deaths of Jawaharlal Nehru in 1964 and Lal Bahadur Shastri in 1966. Both his terms ended after the ruling Indian National Congress’s parliamentary party elected a new prime minister. He was awarded the Bharat Ratna, India’s highest civilian award, in 1997.

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Lal Bahadur Shastri

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लालबहादुर शास्त्री Lal Bahadur Shastri

कार्यकाल – (1964-1966)

Lal Bahadur Shastri (2 October 1904 – 11 January 1966) was an Indian politician who served as the second Prime Minister of India. He promoted the White Revolution – a national campaign to increase the production and supply of milk – by supporting the Amul milk co-operative of Anand, Gujarat...Read More

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Gulzarilal Nanda

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गुलज़ारीलाल नन्दा Gulzarilal Nanda

कार्यवाहक – (11 जनवरी 1966 – 24 जनवरी 1966)

Gulzarilal Nanda (4 July 1898 – 15 January 1998) was an Indian politician and economist who specialized in labour issues. He was the Acting Prime Minister of India for two short periods following the deaths of Jawaharlal Nehru in 1964 and Lal Bahadur Shastri in 1966. Both his terms ended after the ruling Indian National Congress’s parliamentary party elected a new prime minister. He was awarded the Bharat Ratna, India’s highest civilian award, in 1997.

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Indira Gandhi

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25 Votes
इन्दिरा गांधी Indira Gandhi

पहला कार्यकाल – (1966-1967)

दूसरा कार्यकाल – (1967-1971)

तीसरा कार्यकाल – (1971-1977)

Indira Priyadarshini Gandhi ( 19 November 1917 – 31 October 1984) was an Indian politician and a central figure of the Indian National Congress. She was the first and, to date, only female Prime Minister of India. Indira Gandhi was the daughter of Jawaharlal Nehru, the first prime minister of India....Read More

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Morarji Desai

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मोरारजी देसाई Morarji Desai

कार्यकाल – (1977-1979)

Morarji Ranchhodji Desai (29 February 1896 – 10 April 1995) was an Indian independence activist and served between 1977 and 1979 as the 4th Prime Minister of India and led the government formed by the Janata Party. During his long career in politics, he held many important posts in government such...Read More

Charan Singh - चरण सिंह

कार्यकाल – (1979-1980)

Chaudhary Charan Singh (23 December 1902 – 29 May 1987) served as the 5th Prime Minister of India between 28 July 1979 and 14 January 1980. Historians and people alike frequently refer to him as the ‘champion of India’s peasants.’Charan Singh was born on 23 December 1902 in a rural...Read More

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Indira Gandhi

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20 Votes
इन्दिरा गांधी Indira Gandhi

पाचवां कार्यकाल – (1980-1984)

Indira Priyadarshini Gandhi ( 19 November 1917 – 31 October 1984) was an Indian politician and a central figure of the Indian National Congress. She was the first and, to date, only female Prime Minister of India. Indira Gandhi was the daughter of Jawaharlal Nehru, the first prime minister of India....Read More

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Rajiv Gandhi

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राजीव गांधी Rajiv Gandhi

पहला कार्यकाल – (31अक्टूबर 1984 – 31दिसम्बर 1984)

दूसरा कार्यकाल – (31दिसम्बर 1984 – 2दिसम्बर 1989)

Rajiv Ratna Gandhi (20 August 1944 – 21 May 1991) was an Indian politician who served as the 6th Prime Minister of India from 1984 to 1989. He took office after the 1984 assassination of his mother, Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, to become the youngest Indian Prime Minister at the age of 40.
Gandhi...Read More

Vishwanath Pratap Singh - विश्वनाथ प्रताप सिंह

कार्यकाल – (1989-1990)

Vishwanath Pratap Singh (25 June 1931 – 27 November 2008) was an Indian politician who was the 8th Prime Minister of India from 1989 to 1990.
He was educated at the Allahabad University and Pune University. In 1969, he joined the Indian National Congress party and was elected as a member of...Read More

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Chandra Shekhar

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15 Votes
Chandra Shekhar : चन्द्रशेखर

कार्यकाल – (1990-1991)

Chandra Shekhar Singh was an Indian politician who served as the 9th Prime Minister of India, between 10 November 1990 and 21 June 1991. He headed a minority government of a breakaway faction of the Janata Dal with outside support from the Indian National Congress as a stop gap arrangement to delay...Read More

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P. V. Narasimha Rao

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15 Votes
Narsimha Rao - नरसिम्हा राव

कार्यकाल – (1991-1996)

Pamulaparthi Venkata Narasimha Rao (28 June 1921 – 23 December 2004) was an Indian lawyer and politician who served as the 10th Prime Minister of India from 1991 to 1996. His ascendancy to the prime ministership was politically significant in that he was the second holder of this office from a non-Hindi-speaking...Read More

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Atal Bihari Vajpayee

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अटल बिहारी वाजपेयी Atal Bihari Vajpayee

पहला कार्यकाल – (16 मई 1996 – 1 जून 1996)

Atal Bihari Vajpayee (25 December 1924 – 16 August 2018) was an Indian statesman who served three terms as the Prime Minister of India, first for a term of 13 days in 1996, then for a period of 13 months from 1998 to 1999, followed by a full term from 1999 to 2004. A member of the Bharatiya Janata...Read More

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H. D. Deve Gowda

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Deve Gowda - देव गौडा

कार्यकाल – (1996-1997)

Haradanahalli Doddegowda Deve Gowda (born 18 May 1933) is an Indian politician who was the 12th Prime Minister of India from 1 June 1996 to 21 April 1997. He was previously the 14th Chief Minister of Karnataka from 1994 to 1996. He presently is a Member of Parliament in the Rajya Sabha representing...Read More

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I. K. Gujral

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10 Votes
Inder Kumar Gujral - इन्द्र कुमार गुजराल

कार्यकाल – (1997-1998)

Indra Kumar Gujral (4 December 1919 – 30 November 2012) was an Indian politician and freedom activist who served as the 13th Prime Minister of India from April 1997 to March 1998.Born in Punjab, he was influenced by nationalistic ideas as a student, and joined the All India Students Federation and...Read More

अटल बिहारी वाजपेयी Atal Bihari Vajpayee

दूसरा कार्यकाल – (1998-1999)

तीसरा कार्यकाल – (1999-2004)

Atal Bihari Vajpayee (25 December 1924 – 16 August 2018) was an Indian statesman who served three terms as the Prime Minister of India, first for a term of 13 days in 1996, then for a period of 13 months from 1998 to 1999, followed by a full term from 1999 to 2004. A member of the Bharatiya Janata...Read More

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Manmohan Singh

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Manmohan Singh - मनमोहन सिंह

पहला कार्यकाल – (2004-2009)

दूसरा कार्यकाल – (2009-2014)

Manmohan Singh (born 26 September 1932) is an Indian economist, academic, and politician who served as the 15th Prime Minister of India from 2004 to 2014. The first Sikh in office, Singh was also the first prime minister since Jawaharlal Nehru to be re-elected after completing a full five-year term.Read More

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Narendra Modi

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6 Votes
नरेन्द्र मोदी 3

पहला कार्यकाल – (2014-2019)

दूसरा कार्यकाल – (2019-Still Now)

Narendra Damodardas Modi (born 17 September 1950) is an Indian politician serving as the 14th and current Prime Minister of India since 2014. He was the Chief Minister of Gujarat from 2001 to 2014 and is the Member of Parliament for Varanasi. Modi is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and...Read More

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