List of Prime Ministers of India

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.
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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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