List of all Prime Ministers of India

All Prime Ministers of India: Jawahar Lal Nehru served the post of prime minister for 16 years, 286 days followed by the Indira Gandhi – 15 years, 350 days and Dr. Manmohan Singh -10 years, 4 days.

After that, The results of the 17th Lok Sabha elections have been declared on the 23 May 2019. Narendra Modi will be the 14th Prime Minister of India.

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Jnehru

Jawaharlal Nehru

The first prime minister of India and the longest-serving PM of India, first to die in office.

  • Birth-death: 1889–1964
  • Party: Indian National Congress
  • Constituency: Phulpur, Uttar Pradesh
  • Term: 16 years, 286 days
    1. 15 August 1947 – 15 April 1952
    2. 15 April 1952 – 17 April 1957
    3. 17 April 1957 – 2 April 1962
    4. 2 April 1962 – 27 May 1964
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Gulzarilal_Nanda

Gulzarilal Nanda

He was awarded the Bharat Ratna, First acting PM of India.

  • Birth-death: 1898–1998
  • Party: Indian National Congress
  • Constituency: Sabarkantha, Gujarat
  • Term: 26 days
    1. 27 May 1964 – 9 June 1964
    2. 11 January 1966 – 24 January 1966
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Lal_Bahadur_Shastri

Lal Bahadur Shastri

He has given the slogan of “Jai Jawan Jai Kisan” during the Indo-Pak war of 1965.

  • Birth-death: 1904–1966
  • Party: Indian National Congress
  • Constituency: Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh
  • Term: 1 year, 216 days
    1. 9 June 1964 – 11 January 1966
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Indira-Gandhi

Indira Gandhi

She is the First lady Prime Minister of India.

  • Birth-death: 1917–1984
  • Party: Indian National Congress
  • Constituency: Rajya Sabha MP for Uttar Pradesh; Rae Bareli, Uttar Pradesh; Medak, Andhra Pradesh
  • Term: 15 years, 350 days
    1. 24 January 1966 – 4 March 1967
    2. 4 March 1967 – 15 March 1971
    3. 15 March 1971 – 24 March 1977
    4. 14 January 1980 – 31 October 1984
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Morarji_Desai

Morarji Desai

Oldest to become PM at 81 and first to resign from office.

  • Birth-death: 1896–1995
  • Party: Janata Party
  • Constituency: Surat, Gujarat
  • Term: 2 years, 126 days
    1. 24 March 1977 – 28 July 1979
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Chaudhary_Charan_Singh

Charan Singh

Only PM who did not face the Parliament.

  • Birth-death: 1902–1987
  • Party: Janata Party (Secular) with INC
  • Constituency: Baghpat, Uttar Pradesh
  • Term: 170 days
    1. 28 July 1979 – 14 January 1980
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Rajiv_Gandhi

Rajiv Gandhi

He is the Youngest to become PM at 40 years.

  • Birth-death: 1944–1991
  • Party: Indian National Congress
  • Constituency: Amethi, Uttar Pradesh
  • Term: 5 years, 32 days
    1. 31 October 1984 – 31 December 1984
    2. 31 December 1984 – 2 December 1989
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V_P_Singh

Vishwanath Pratap Singh

He is Minister for Finance (1984-87) and Defence (1987), Bofors and HDW.

  • Birth-death: 1931–2008
  • Party: Janata Dal (National Front)
  • Constituency: Fatehpur, Uttar Pradesh
  • Term: 343 days
    1. 2 December 1989 – 10 November 1990
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Chandra_Shekhar

Chandra Shekhar

He is the first Indian Prime Minister who has never held any Government office.

  • Birth-death: 1927–2007
  • Party: Samajwadi Janata Party with INC
  • Constituency: Ballia, Uttar Pradesh
  • Term: 223 days
    1. 10 November 1990 – 21 June 1991
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Pumapaparti.N.rao

P. V. Narasimha Rao

Narasimha Rao fought and won elections from different parts of India such as Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, and Odisha.

  • Birth-death: 1921–2004
  • Party: Indian National Congress
  • Constituency: Nandyal, Andhra Pradesh
  • Term: 4 years, 330 days
    1. 21 June 1991 – 16 May 1996
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Atal_Bihari_Vajpayee

Atal Bihari Vajpayee

He is PM for the shortest tenure. The first non-congress PM who completed a full term as PM.

  • Birth-death: 1924–2018
  • Party: Bharatiya Janata Party
  • Constituency: Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
  • Term: 6 years, 80 days
    1. 16 May 1996 – 1 June 1996
    2. 19 March 1998 – 10 October 1999
    3. 10 October 1999 – 22 May 2004
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H._D._Deve_Gowda

H. D. Deve Gowda

  • Birth-death: 1933–
  • Party: Janata Dal (United Front)
  • Constituency: Rajya Sabha MP for Karnataka
  • Term: 324 days
    1. 1 June 1996 – 21 April 1997
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Inder_Kumar_Gujral

Inder Kumar Gujral

He was the Minister of Information and Broadcasting during the emergency. In 1976, he was appointed as the Ambassador of India to the Soviet Union.

  • Birth-death: 1919–2012
  • Party: Janata Dal (United Front)
  • Constituency: Rajya Sabha MP for Bihar
  • Term: 332 days
    1. 21 April 1997 – 19 March 1998
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Manmohan_Singh

Manmohan Singh

The first Sikh in office, Singh was also the first prime minister since Jawaharlal Nehru to be re-elected after completing a full five-year term.

  • Birth-death: 1932–
  • Party: Indian National Congress (UPA)
  • Constituency: Rajya Sabha MP for Assam
  • Term: 10 years, 4 days
    1. 22 May 2004 – 22 May 2009
    2. 22 May 2009 – 26 May 2014
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Narendra_Modi

Narendra Modi

He is the 14th Prime Minister of India. 4th Prime Minister of India who served two consecutive tenures.

  • Birth-death: 1950–
  • Party: Bharatiya Janata Party (NDA)
  • Constituency: Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
  • Term: 5 years, 320 days +
    1. 26 May 2014 – 30 May 2019
    2. 30 May 2019 – Incumbent