PRIME MINISTER OF INDIA | LIST WITH TENURE

Present Prime Minister of India :Shri Narendra Damodardas Modi

Present Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Damodardas Modi
Shri Narendra Damodardas Modi

The Prime Minister of India is the leader of the majority party in the Parliament and the President cannot exercise his discretion in the appointment of the Prime Minister.He stays in office till the majority of the members of Lok Sabha has confidence in him.He occupies an important position in relation to the council of Ministers.He recommends the names of the persons to be included in the Council of Ministers.He allocates portfolios among them and can ask any minister to tender resignation. He can drop a minister while reshuffling the ministry.He coordinates the administration of various departments.He is the chief link between the President and the Council.He is the leader of the majority party and so, he has a great influence on the Parliament and the party.The Prime Minister enjoys such extensive powers as have been described as the virtual ruler of the country.

India is an exceptionally huge country, both as far as size and populace. This makes government in India precarious. In this exercise, we’ll talk about certain individuals who handled the workplace of head administrator, and perceive how they affected the country’s history.

 LIST OF PRIME MINISTER OF INDIA FROM 1947 TO 2019 WITH TENURE

 LIST OF PRIME MINISTER OF INDIA FROM 1947 TO 2019 WITH TENURE
 LIST OF PRIME MINISTER OF INDIA FROM 1947 TO 2019 WITH TENURE
 
NAME
BORN-DEAD
TENURE
REMARKS
Jawahar Lal Nehru
(1889–1964)
5-08-1947 to 27-05-1964
16 years, 286 days
First prime minister of India and longest serving PM of India, first to die in office.
Gulzarilal Nanda
(1898–1998)
27-05-1964 to 09-06-1964,
13 days
First acting PM of India
Lal Bahadur Shastri
(1904–1966)
09-06-1964 to 11-01-1966
1 year, 216 days
He given slogan of ‘Jai Jawan Jai Kisan’ during Indo-Pak war of 1965
Indira Gandhi
(1917–1984)
24-01-1966 to 24-03-1977
11 years, 59 days
First lady Prime Minister of India
Morarji Desai
(1896–1995)
24-03-1977 – 28-07-1979
2 year, 116 days
Oldest to become PM @ 81 and first to resign from office
Charan Singh
(1902–1987)
28 -07-1979 to 14-01-1980
170 days
Only PM who did not face the Parliament
Indira Gandhi
(1917–1984)
14-01-1980 to 31-10-1984
4 years, 291 days
First lady who served as PM for second term
Rajiv Gandhi
(1944–1991)
31-10-1984 to 02-12-1989
5 years, 32 days
Youngest to become PM @ 40 year
V. P. Singh
(1931–2008)
02-12-1989 to 10-11-1990
343 days
First PM to step down after vote of no confidence
Chandra Shekhar
(1927–2007)
10 -11-1990 to 21-06-1991
223 days
He belongs to  Samajwadi Janata Party
P. V. Narasimha Rao
(1921–2004)
21-06-1991 to 16-05-1996
4 years, 330 days
First PM from south India
Atal Bihari Vajpayee
(born 1924)
16-05-1996 to 01-06-1996
16 days
PM for shortest tenure
H. D. Deve Gowda
(born 1933)
01-06-1996 to 21-04-1997
324 days
He belongs to  Janata Dal
Inder Kumar Gujral
(1919–2012)
21-04-1997 to 19-03-1998  332 days
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Atal Bihari Vajpayee
(born 1924)
19-03-1998 to 22-05-2004
6 years, 64 days
First non congress PM who completed full term as PM
Manmohan Singh
(born 1932)
22-05-2004 to 26-05-2014
10 years, 4 May 2 days
First Sikh PM
Narendra Modi
(born 1950)
26-05-2014, Present
4th Prime Minister of India who served two consecutive tenures

 

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