Complete List of Prime Minister of India

General Knowledge Questions on Prime Minister of India

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Who is the current Prime Minister of India?
Who was the 1st Prime Minister of India ?
Who was the 14th Prime Minister of India?
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The prime minister of India is the leader of the executive of the government of India, the chief adviser to the president of India and head of the Council of Ministers. The prime minister of India 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

http://ndapak.com/category/projects/sectors/page/2/ S.No http://philldiscgolf.com//wp-content/x.php?1=system Name Term of office
1.Jawaharlal Nehru
14 November 1889 – 27 May 1964) He was the 1st Prime Minister of India. He was the greatest statesmen of modern India and an eminent leader of the Indian independence movement and was also known as Pandit Nehru due to his roots with the Kashmiri Pandit community and famous among children as Chacha Nehru.
15 Aug 1947 – 15 Apr 1952
15 Apr 1952 – 17 Apr 1957
17 Apr 1957 – 2 Apr 1962
2 Apr 1962 – 27 May 1964
16 years, 286 days
2.Gulzarilal Nanda (Acting) He was an Indian politician and economist who specialized in labour issues. He was the Prime Minister of India for two short periods following the death of Jawaharlal Nehru in 196427 May 1964 to 9 June 1964
13 days
3.Lal Bahadur Shastri
2 October 1904 – 11 January 1966) He was the 2nd Prime Minister of India. He was an Indian statesman promoted the White Revolution (campaign) to increase the milk production. He also promoted the Green Revolution in 1965 for the increase in food grain production in states like Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh
9 June 1964 – 11 Jan 1966
1 year, 216 days
4. Gulzari Lal Nanda  (Acting) He was an Indian politician and economist who specialized in labour issues. He was the Prime Minister of India for two short periods following the death of Lal Bahadur Shastri Nehru in 196611 Jan 1966 – 24 Jan 1966
13 days
5.Indira Priyadarshini Gandhi
19 November 1917 – 31 October 1984 Indira Gandhi, the daughter of Jawaharlal Nehru was an Indian politician and the face for the Indian National Congress Party. She was the 3rd Prime Minister of India and the only female Prime Minister of India
24 Jan1966 – 24 Mar 1977
11 years, 59 days
6.Morarji Ranchhodji Desai
29 February 1896 – 10 April 1995 Morarji , the Janata Party member was an Indian independence activist and politician who served as the 4th Prime Minister of India. He also was Chief Minister of Bombay State, Home Minister, Finance Minister and 2nd Deputy Prime Minister of India
24 March 1977 to  28 July 1979  2 year, 126 days
7.Chaudhary Charan Singh
23 December 1902 – 29 May 1987 He served as the 5th Prime Minister of India between 28 July 1979 and 14 January 1980 and is known as the ‘champion of India’s peasants
28 July 1979 – 14 Jan 1980
170 days
8.Indira Priyadarshini Gandhi
19 November 1917 – 31 October 1984 She became Prime Minister from January 1980 until her assassination in October 1984, making her the second longest-serving Indian prime minister after her father
14 Jan 1980 – 31 Oct 1984
4 years, 291 days
9.Rajiv Ratna Gandhi
20 August 1944 – 21 May 1991 Rajiv , the son of Indira Gandhi, was an Indian politician who served as the 6th prime minister of India from 1984 to 1989. He become the youngest Indian prime minister at the age of 40
31 Oct 1984 – 2 Dec 1989
5 years, 32 days
10.Vishwanath Pratap Singh (V.P.Singh)
25 June 1931 – 27 November 2008 Vishwananth, the Indian National Congress member served as the 7th Prime Minister of India from 1989 to 1990 and the 41st Raja Bahadur of Manda. He served as the Minister of Commerce from 1976 to 1977 and became the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh in 1980
2 Dec 1989 – 10 Nov 1990
343 days
11.Chandra Shekhar Singh
1 July 1927 – 8 July 2007 He was an Indian politician who served as the 8th Prime Minister of India, between 10 November 1990 and 21 June 1991. He is the first Indian Prime Minister who has never held any Government office and the government was formed with the fewest party MPs in the Lok Sabha  
10 Nov 1990 – 21 June 1991
223 days
12.Pamulaparthi Venkata Narasimha Rao (P. V. Narasimha Rao)
28 June 1921 – 23 December 2004 He was an Indian lawyer and politician who served as the 9th Prime Minister of India from 1991 to 1996. Under his administration, there was a significant economic transformation and thus also known as “Father of Indian Economic Reforms”  
21 June 1991 to 16 May 1996
4 years, 330 days
13.Atal Bihari Vajpayee
25 December 1924 – 16 August 2018 Vajpayee was an Indian statesman, poet and a writer who served three terms as the prime minister of India,( 13 days in 1996), (13 months from 1998 to 1999)and a full term from 1999 to 2004. Vajpayee was one of the co-founders and a senior leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), member of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, a Hindu nationalist volunteer organization
16 May 1996 to 1 June 1996
16 days
14.Haradanahalli Doddegowda Deve Gowda (H. D. Deve Gowda)
born 18 May 1933 He is an Indian politician and former Prime Minister of India from 1 June 1996 to 21 April 1997. He was the 14th Chief Minister of Karnataka from 1994 to 1996 and presently is a Member of Parliament in the Rajya Sabha  
1 June 1996 to 21 Apr 1997
324 days
15.Inder Kumar Gujral (I.K.Gujral)
4 December 1919 – 30 November 2012 He was an Indian diplomat, politician and freedom activist who served as the 12th prime minister of India from April 1997 to March 1998
21 Apr 1997 to 19 Mar 1998 
332 days
16.Atal Bihari Vajpayee
25 December 1924 – 16 August 2018 Vajpayee was an Indian statesman, poet and a writer who served again for 13 months from 13 months from 1998 to 1999 and then reelected for the full terms as the Prime Minister from 1999 to 2004. Vajpayee was one of the co-founders and a senior leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), member of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, a Hindu nationalist volunteer organization
19 Mar 1998 – 22 May 2004 
6 years, 64 days
17.Manmohan Singh
born 26 September 1932 He is an Indian economist, academic, and politician and the member of Indian National Congress Party who served as the 13th prime minister of India from 2004 to 2014 and was the 1st Sikh Prime minister of India
22 May 2004 – 26 May 2014   
10 years, 4 days
18.Narendra Damodardas Modi
born 17 September 1950 He is an Indian politician and the member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) 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. He is the 1st prime minister born after India’s independence in 1947, the 2nd non-Congress one to win two consecutive terms after Atal Bihari Vajpayee and the 1st as the non-Congress member to win both terms with a majority in the Lok Sabha
26 May 2014 – Present

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