Archive for the ‘Prime Ministers of India’ category

Narendra Modi

January 14th, 2019

Chandra Shekhar

March 17th, 2010

Chandra Shekhar Singh (Hindi: चन्द्रशेखर सिंह) (1 July 1927 – 8 July 2007) was the 9th Prime Minister of the Republic of India. Biography Early years He was born on 1 July 1927 to a Rajput farming family in Ibrahimpatti – Ballia in eastern Uttar Pradesh. Chandra Shekhar Singh known as Chandra Shekhar did his […]

Atal Bihari Vajpayee

March 17th, 2010

Atal Bihari Vajpayee (Hindi: अटल बिहारी वाजपेयी) (born 25 December 1924), is an Indian statesman, who served as the eleventh Prime Minister of India. After a brief stint as Prime Minister in 1996, Vajpayee headed a coalition government from 19 March 1998 until 19 May 2004. He served as a Member of Parliament (MP) from […]


March 17th, 2010

Chaudhary Charan Singh (Hindi: चौधरी चरण सिंह Caudharī Caraṇ Siṅh; 23 December 1902 – 29 May 1987) was the sixth Prime Minister of the Republic of India, serving from 28 July 1979 until 14 January 1980. Born into a Kshatriya Jaat family of Tevatia clan in 1902[1][2], Charan Singh entered politics as part of the […]

Gulzari Lal Nanda

March 17th, 2010

Gulzarilal Nanda (Punjabi: ਗੁਲਜਾਰੀ ਲਾਲ ਨੰਦਾ ,Hindi: गुलजारीलाल नन्दा Gulzārīlāl Nandā; 4 July 1898 – 15 January 1998) was an Indian politician and an economist with specialization in labor problems. He was the interim Prime Minister of India twice for thirteen days each: the first time after the death of Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru in […]

H. D. Deve Gowda

March 17th, 2010

Haradanahalli Doddegowda Deve Gowda(Kannada: ಹರದನಹಳ್ಳಿ ದೊಡ್ಡೇಗೌಡ ದೇವೇಗೌಡ) (born 18 May 1933)[1] was the 14th Prime Minister of the Republic of India (1996–1997) and the 14th chief minister of the state of Karnataka (1994–1996). Born into a farming family[2], he won his first seat in the Karnataka state assembly in 1962, rising to become Karnataka’s chief […]

Inder Kumar Gujral

March 17th, 2010

Inder Kumar Gujral (Hindi: इन्द्र कुमार गुजराल) (born 4 December 1919) served as the 13th Prime Minister of the Republic of India. Early life Born in the town of Jhelum in Western Punjab, now in Pakistan, he actively took part in India’s freedom struggle, and was jailed in 1942 during the ‘Quit India Movement‘.[2] He […]

Indira Gandhi

March 17th, 2010

Indira Priyadarshini Gandhi (Hindi: इंदिरा प्रियदर्शिनी गांधी Indirā Priyadarśinī Gāndhī; née: Nehru; (19 November 1917 – 31 October 1984) was the prime minister of the Republic of India for three consecutive terms from 1966 to 1977 and for a fourth term from 1980 until her assassination in 1984, a total of fifteen years. She was […]

Lal Bahadur Shastri

March 17th, 2010

Lal Bahadur Shrivastav Shastri (Hindi: लालबहादुर शास्त्री October 1904 – 11 January 1966) was the third Prime Minister of the Republic of India and a significant figure in the Indian independence movement. Early life Lal Bahadur was born in Mughalsarai, United Provinces, British India to Sharada Shrivastava Prasad, a poor school teacher, who later became […]

Manmohan Singh

March 17th, 2010

Manmohan Singh (Punjabi: ਮਨਮੋਹਨ ਸਿੰਘ, born 26 September 1932 in Chakwal, Punjab, Pakistan) is the 14th and current Prime Minister of the Republic of India. He is the first Indian Prime Minister since Jawaharlal Nehru to return to power after completing a full five-year term. He is also the first Sikh to hold the post. […]