This article contains the List of Prime Ministers of India along with detailed information about them. The Prime Minister of India is the head of government of the Republic of India, and head of the Council of Ministers, appointed by the President to assist the latter in the administration of the affairs of the executive in India. The Prime Minister leads the functioning and exercise of authority of the Government of India. They are invited by the President as leader of the majority party in the Parliament of India to form a government and exercise its powers.

PRIME MINISTERS OF INDIA

From To Prime Minister's Name
August 15, 1947 May 27, 1964 Jawaharlal Nehru
May 27, 1964 June 9, 1964 Gulzari Lal Nanda (Acting)
June 9, 1964 January 11, 1966 Lal Bahadur Shastri
January 11, 1966 January 24, 1966 Gulzari Lal Nanda (Acting)
January 24, 1966 March 24, 1977 Indira Gandhi
March 24, 1977 July 28, 1979 Morarji Desai
July 28, 1979 January 14, 1980 Charan Singh
January 14, 1980 October 31, 1984 Indira Gandhi
October 31, 1984 December 1, 1989 Rajiv Gandhi
December 2, 1989 November 10, 1990 V.P. Singh
November 11, 1990 June 21, 1991 Chandra Shekhar
June 21, 1991 May 16, 1996 P. V. Narasimha Rao
May 16, 1996 June 1, 1996 Atal Bihari Vajpayee
June 1, 1996 April 21, 1997 H. D. Deve Gowda
April 21, 1997 March 18, 1998 I. K. Gujral
March 19, 1998 October 12, 1999 Atatl Bihari Vajpayee
October 13, 1999 May 21, 2004 Atal Bihari Vajpayee
May 22, 2004 Dr. Manmohan Singh