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List of Prime Ministers of India since Independence

All Indian Prime Ministers List

Narendra Modi (Narendra Damodardas Modi) take charge on 26 May 2014. Here is the list of all Prime Ministers of India since 1947 for General Knowledge.

See Also: Eligibility to Become Prime Minister of India

1. Jawaharlal Nehru

Jawaharlal Nehru - First Prime Minister of India

Jawaharlal Nehru – First Prime Minister of India

Period: August 15, 1947 to May 27, 1964
Political Party: Indian National Congress
Elected From: Phulpur, Uttar Pradesh

2. Gulzarilal Nanda

Gulzarilal Nanda

Gulzarilal Nanda

Period: May 27, 1964 – June 9, 1964
Political Party: Indian National Congress
Elected From: Sabarkantha, Gujarat

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3. Lal Bahadur Shastri

Lal Bahadur Shastri

Lal Bahadur Shastri

Period: June 9, 1964 – January 11, 1966
Political Party: Indian National Congress
Elected From: Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh

4. Gulzarilal Nanda

Gulzarilal Nanda

Gulzarilal Nanda

Period: January 11, 1966 – January 24, 1966
Political Party: Indian National Congress
Elected From: Sabarkantha, Gujarat

5. Indira Gandhi

Indira Gandhi

Indira Gandhi

Period: January 24, 1966 – March 24, 1977
Political Party: Indian National Congress
Elected From: Rae Bareli, Uttar Pradesh

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6. Morarji Desai

Morarji Desai

Morarji Desai

Period: March 24, 1977 – July 28, 1979
Political Party: Janata Party
Elected From: Surat, Gujarat

7. Ch. Charan Singh

Chaudhary Charan Singh

Chaudhary Charan Singh

Period: July 28, 1979 – January 14, 1980
Political Party: Janata Party (Secular)
Elected From: Baghpat, Uttar Pradesh

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8. Indira Gandhi

Indira Gandhi

Indira Gandhi

Period: January 14, 1980 – October 31, 1984
Political Party: Indian National Congress
Elected From: Medak, Telangana

9. Rajiv Gandhi

Rajiv Gandhi

Rajiv Gandhi

Period: October 31, 1984 – December 2, 1989
Political Party: Indian National Congress
Elected From: Amethi, Uttar Pradesh

10. VP Singh

VP Singh

VP Singh

Period: December 2, 1989 – November 10, 1990
Political Party: Janata Dal (National Front)
Elected From: Fatehpur, Uttar Pradesh

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11. Chandra Shekhar

Chandra Shekhar

Chandra Shekhar

Period: November 10, 1990 – June 21, 1991
Political Party: Samajwadi Janata Party
Elected From: Ballia, Uttar Pradesh

12. PV Narasimha Rao

P. V. Narasimha Rao

P. V. Narasimha Rao

Period: June 21, 1991- May 16, 1996
Political Party: Indian National Congress
Elected From: Nandyal, Andhra Pradesh

13. AB Vajpayee

Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Period: May 16, 1996 – June 1, 1996
Political Party: Bharatiya Janata Party
Elected From: Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh

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14. HD Deve Gowda

H. D. Deve Gowda

H. D. Deve Gowda

Period: June 1, 1996 – April 21, 1997
Political Party: Janata Dal (United Front)
Elected From: Rajya Sabha MP (Karnataka)

15. IK Gujral

I. K. Gujral

I. K. Gujral

Period: April 21, 1997 – March 19, 1998
Political Party: Janata Dal (United Front)
Elected From: Rajya Sabha MP (Bihar)

16. Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Period: March 19, 1998 – May 22, 2004
Political Party: Bharatiya Janata Party
Elected From: Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh

17. Manmohan Singh

Manmohan Singh

Manmohan Singh

Period: May 22, 2004 – May 26, 2014
Political Party: Indian National Congress
Elected From: Rajya Sabha MP (Assam)

18. Narendra Modi

Narendra Modi

Narendra Modi

Period: 26 May 2014 – Till Date
Political Party: Bharatiya Janata Party
Elected From: Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh

India Prime Minister fact: Gulzari Lal Nanda become Acting Prime Minister for 13 days in 1964 after death of Jawaharlal Nehru and he again become Acting Prime Minister for 13 days in 1966 after death of Lal Bahadur Shastri.

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