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List of Prime Ministers of India

27-FEB-2014 17:06

    Article 74(1) of the Constitution of India provides that there shall be a Council of Ministers with the Prime Minister as its head to aid and advise the President, who shall exercise his/her functions in accordance to the advice. The real executive power is thus vested in the Council of Ministers with the Prime Minister as its head.

     

    Name

    From

    To

    Party

    Dr. Manmohan Singh

    22-May-04

       till date

    Indian National Congress

    Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee

    19-Mar-98

    22-May-04

    Bharatiya Janata Party

    Shri Inder Kumar Gujral

    21-Apr-97

    19-Mar-98

    Janata Dal

    Shri H. D. Deve Gowda

    1-Jun-96

    21-Apr-97

    Janata Dal

    Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee

    16-May-96

    1-Jun-96

    Bharatiya Janata Party

    Shri P. V. Narasimha Rao

    21-Jun-91

    16-May-96

    Indian National Congress

    Shri Chandra Shekhar

    10-Nov-90

    21-Jun-91

    Samajwadi Janata Party

    Shri Vishwanath Pratap Singh

    2-Dec-89

    10-Nov-90

    Janata Dal

    Shri Rajiv Gandhi

    31-Oct-84

    2-Dec-89

    Indian National Congress

    Mrs. Indira Gandhi

    14-Jan-80

    31-Oct-84

    Indian National Congress

    Shri Charan Singh

    28-Jul-79

    14-Jan-80

    Janata Party

    Shri Morarji Desai

    24-Mar-77

    28-Jul-79

    Janata Party

    Mrs. Indira Gandhi

    24-Jan-66

    24-Mar-77

    Indian National Congress

    Shri Gulzari Lal Nanda

    11-Jan-66

    24-Jan-66

    Indian National Congress

    Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri

    9-Jun-64

    11-Jan-66

    Indian National Congress

    Shri Gulzari Lal Nanda

    27-May-64

    9-Jun-64

    Indian National Congress

    Shri Jawaharlal Nehru

    15-Aug-47

    27-May-64

    Indian National Congress

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