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Prime Ministers of India

Prime Ministers of India
Prime Ministers of India

Prime Minister of India is the political leader and the principal head of government of the Republic of India. In the Indian Constitution it is addressed that the prime minister is the chief of government. Till now there are following names who became one of the prime ministers of India.

List of Prime Ministers of India

1) Jawaharlal Nehru (Indian National Congress) for 15 Aug 1947 – 27 May 1964

2) Gulzarilal Nanda (Indian National Congress) for 27 May 1964 – 9 June 1964

3) Lal Bahadur Shastri (Indian National Congress) for 9 June 1964 – 11 January 1966

4) Gulzarilal Nanda (Indian National Congress) for 11 January 1966 – 24 January 1966

5) Indira Gandhi (Indian National Congress) for 24 January 1966 – 24 March 1977

6) Morarji Desai (Janata Party) for 24 March 1977 – 28 July 1979

7) Charan Singh (Janata Party (Secular)) for 28 July 1979 – 14 January 1980

8) Indira Gandhi (Indian National Congress) 14 January 1980 – 31 Octuber 1984

9) Rajiv Gandhi (Indian National Congress) 31 Octuber 1984 – 2 December 1989

10) V. P. Singh (Janata Dal) 2 December 1989 – 10 November 1990

11) Chandra Shekhar (Samajwadi Janata Party) 10 November 1990 – 21 June 1991

12) P.V. Narasimha Rao (Indian National Congress) 21 June 1991 – 16 May 1996

13) Atal Bihari Vajpayee (Bharatiya Janata Party) 16 May 1996 – 1 June 1996

14) H. D. Deve Gowda (Janata Dal) 1 June 1996 – 21 April 1997

15) Inder Kumar Gujral (Janata Dal) 21 April 1997 – 19 March 1998

16) Atal Bihari Vajpayee (Bharatiya Janata Party) 19 March 1998 – 22 May 2004

17) Dr. Manmohan Singh (Indian National Congress) 22 May 2004 – 25 May 2015

18) Narendra Damodardas Modi (Bharatiya Janata Party) 26 May 2015 – Incumbent

All the above are the names who has worked as a Prime Minister of India with their party name and tenure since 1947 to till now.

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