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List of Railways Ministers of India

19-JUN-2017 19:10

    The first railway on Indian sub-continent ran over a stretch of 21 miles from Bombay to Thane. The Indian Railways is the premier transportation organization which is the largest rail network in Asia and the world's second largest under one management. Here, we are giving the list of Railways Ministers of India for the general awareness.

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    1. Suresh Prabhu

    Term of office: 10 November 2014 (Incumbent) 

    Political party or Alliance: National Democratic Alliance (BJP)      

    Prime Minister: Narendra Modi

    2. D. V. Sadananda Gowda

    Term of office: 26 May 2014 - 9 November 2014

    Political party or Alliance: National Democratic Alliance (BJP)                

    Prime Minister: Narendra Modi

    3. Mallikarjun Kharge

    Term of office: 17 June 2013 - 25 May 2014     

    Political party or Alliance: United Progressive Alliance (Congress) 

    Prime Minister: Dr. Manmohan Singh

    4. C. P. Joshi

    Term of office: 22 September 2012 - 28 October 2012 & 11 May 2013 - 16 June 2013                  

    Political party or Alliance: United Progressive Alliance (Congress) 

    Prime Minister: Dr. Manmohan Singh

    5. Pawan Kumar Bansal

    Term of office: 28 October 2012 - 10 May 2013 

    Political party or Alliance: United Progressive Alliance (Congress) 

    Prime Minister: Dr. Manmohan Singh

    6. Mukul Roy

    Term of office: 20 March 2012 - 21 September 2012   

    Political party or Alliance: United Progressive Alliance (Congress) 

    Prime Minister: Dr. Manmohan Singh

    7. Dinesh Trivedi

    Term of office: 12 July 2011 - 14 March 2012   

    Political party or Alliance: United Progressive Alliance (Congress)

    Prime Minister: Dr. Manmohan Singh

    8. Mamata Banerjee

    Term of office: 13 October 1999- 15 March 2001 & 26 May 2009 - 19 May 2011

    Political party or Alliance: United Progressive Alliance (Congress) & National Democratic Alliance      

    Prime Minister: Atal Bihari Vajpayee & Dr. Manmohan Singh

    10. Lalu Prasad Yadav

    Term of office: 23 May 2004 - 25 May 2009      

    Political party or Alliance: United Progressive Alliance (Congress)    

    Prime Minister: Dr. Manmohan Singh

    11. Nitish Kumar

    Term of office: 19 March 1998 - 5 August 1999 & 20 March 2001 - 22 May 2004     

    Political party or Alliance: National Democratic Alliance (BJP)      

    Prime Minister: Atal Bihari Vajpayee

    12. Ram Naik

    Term of office: 6 August 1999- 12 October 1999         

    Political party or Alliance: National Democratic Alliance (BJP)      

    Prime Minister: Atal Bihari Vajpayee

    13. Ram Vilas Paswan

    Term of office: 1 June 1996 - 19 March 1998              

    Political party or Alliance: United Front (Janta Dal)   

    Prime Minister: H. D. Deve Gowda & I. K Gujral

    14. C. K. Jaffer Sharief

    Term of office: 21 June 1991 - 16 October 1995

    Political party or Alliance: Congress        

    Prime Minister: P. V. Narsimha Rao

    15. Janeshwar Mishra

    Term of office: 21 November 1990 - 21 June 1991

    Political party or Alliance: Samajwadi Janta Party     

    Prime Minister: Chandra Shekhar

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    16. George Fernandez

    Term of office: 5 December 1989 - 10 November 1990          

    Political party or Alliance: Janta Dal       

    Prime Minister: V. P. Singh

    17. Madhavrao Scindia

    Term of office: 22 October 1986 - 1 December 1989

    Political party or Alliance: Congress        

    Prime Minister: Rajeev Gandhi

    18. Mohsina Kidwai

    Term of office: 24 June 1986 - 21 October 1986

    Political party or Alliance: Congress        

    Prime Minister: Rajeev Gandhi

    19. Bansi Lal

    Term of office: 31 December 1984- 4 June 1986         

    Political party or Alliance: Congress        

    Prime Minister: Rajeev Gandhi

    20. A. B. A. Ghani Khan Choudhury

    Term of office: 2 September 1982 - 31 December 1984                   

    Political party or Alliance: Congress        

    Prime Minister: Indira Gandhi & Rajeev Gandhi

    21. Prakash Chandra Sethi

    Term of office: 15 January 1982 - 2 September 1982 

    Political party or Alliance: Congress        

    Prime Minister: Indira Gandhi

    22. Kedar Pandey

    Term of office: 12 November 1980 - 14 January 1982

    Political party or Alliance: Congress        

    Prime Minister: Indira Gandhi

    23. Kamalapati Tripathi

    Term of office: 14 January 1980 - 12 November 1980 

    Political party or Alliance: Congress        

    Prime Minister: Indira Gandhi

    24. T. A. Pai

    Term of office: 30 July 1979 - 13 January 1980 & 23 July 1972 - 4 February 1973  

    Political party or Alliance: Janta Party (Secular) & Congress         

    Prime Minister: Ch. Charan Singh & Indira Gandhi

    25. Madhu Dandavate

    Term of office: 26 March 1977 - 28 July 1979   

    Political party or Alliance: Janta Party    

    Prime Minister: Morarji Desai

    26. Kamalapati Tripathi

    Term of office: 11 February 1975 - 23 March 1977     

    Political party or Alliance: Congress        

    Prime Minister: Indira Gandhi

    27. Lalit Narayan Mishra

    Term of office: 5 February 1973 - 2 January 1975      

    Political party or Alliance: Congress        

    Prime Minister: Indira Gandhi

    28. K. Hanumanthaiya

    Term of office: 18 March 1971 - 22 July 1972   

    Political party or Alliance: Congress        

    Prime Minister: Indira Gandhi

    29. Gulzarilal Nanda

    Term of office: 18 February 1970 - 17 March 1971     

    Political party or Alliance: Congress        

    Prime Minister: Indira Gandhi

    30. Panampilli Govinda Menon

    Term of office: 4 November 1969 - 18 February 1970  

    Political party or Alliance: Congress        

    Prime Minister: Indira Gandhi

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    31. Ram Subhag Singh

    Term of office: 14 February 1969 - 4 November 1969  

    Political party or Alliance: Congress        

    Prime Minister: Indira Gandhi

    32. C. M. Poonacha

    Term of office: 13 March 1967 - 14 February 1969     

    Political party or Alliance: Congress        

    Prime Minister: Indira Gandhi

    33. S. K. Patil

    Term of office: 9 June 1964- 12 March 1967     

    Political party or Alliance: Congress        

    Prime Minister: Lal Bahadur Shastri & Indira Gandhi

    34. H. C. Dasappa

    Term of office: 21 September 1963 - 8 June 1964       

    Political party or Alliance: Congress        

    Prime Minister: Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru

    35. Swaran Singh

    Term of office: 10 April 1962 - 21 September 1963     

    Political party or Alliance: Congress        

    Prime Minister: Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru

    36. Jagjivan Ram

    Term of office: 7 December 1956 - 10 April 1962                  

    Political party or Alliance: Congress        

    Prime Minister: Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru

    37. Lal Bahadur Shastri

    Term of office:  13 May 1952 - 7 December 1956

    Political party or Alliance: Congress        

    Prime Minister: Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru

    38. N. Gopalaswami Ayyangar

    Term of office: 22 September 1948 - 13 May 1952                

    Political party or Alliance: Congress        

    Prime Minister: Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru

    39. John Mathai

    Term of office: 15 August 1947- 22 September 1948

    Political party or Alliance: Congress        

    Prime Minister: Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru

    40. Asaf Ali

    Term of office: 14 August, 1947     

    Political party or Alliance: Indian National Congress  

    Prime Minister: Interim Government

    In the above list of Railway Minister of India consists of term of their office, under which Government and Prime Ministers that will enhance the general knowledge of the readers.

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