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Prime Ministers of India

Prime Ministers of India

Prime Ministers of India

Prime Ministers of India

The Prime Minister of India is the head of the Government of India. In Indian Constitution, President is the Head of State and Prime Minister is chief executive along with his council of ministers.
Since Independence, India has had fourteen Prime Ministers of India (fifteen if counting Gulzarilal Nanda twice. He became prime minister two times).
Jawaharlal Nehru was the first prime minister of India. He became Prime Minister on 15th August 1947 and served till May 1964. He was succeeded by Lal Bahadur Shastri, who died after 19 months of working in. Indira Gandhi, The daughter of Jawahar Lal Nehru succeeded Shastri in 1966 and she became the first woman Prime Minister of India.

Here is a list of Prime Ministers of India.

List of Prime Ministers of India

Prime Ministers of India From To Party
Jawahar Lal Nehru 15 August, 1947 27 May, 1964 INC
Shri Gulzarilal Nanda 27 May, 1964 9 June, 1964 INC
Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri 9 June, 1964 11 January, 1966 INC
Shri Gulzarilal Nanda 11 January, 1966 24 January, 1966 INC
Shrimati Indira Gandhi 24 January, 1966 24 March, 1977 INC
Shri Morarji Desai 24 March, 1977 28 July, 1979 JP
Shri Charan Singh 28 July, 1979 14 January, 1980 JP
Shrimati Indira Gandhi 14 January, 1980 31 October, 1984 INC
Shri Rajiv Gandhi 31 October, 1984 2 December, 1989 INC
Shri Vishwanath Pratap Singh 2 December, 1989 10 November, 1990 JD
Shri Chandra Shekhar 10 November, 1990 21 June, 1991 SJP
Shri P.V. Narasimha Rao 21 June, 1991 16 May,1996 INC
Shri Atal Behari Vajpayee 16 May, 1996 1 June,1996 BJP
H. D. Deve Gowda 1 June,1996 21 April,1997 JD
Inder Kumar Gujral 21 April, 1997 19 March, 1998 JD
Shri Atal Behari Vajpayee 19 March, 1998 22 May, 2004 BJP
Dr. Manmohan Singh 22 May, 2004 26 May, 2014 INC
Narendra Modi 26 May, 2014 BJP
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