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List of All Prime Ministers of India: India is a democratic country, wherein every 5 years people choose their Prime Minister by electing the member of parliament (MP) in their respective constituencies. The prime minister is the leader of the house (Lok Sabha) and chief adviser to the president of India.

Jawaharlal Nehru of the Indian National Congress was the first prime minister of India and the longest-serving prime minister of India with a total term in office of 16 years, 286 days.

The current prime minister of India is Shri Narendra Damodardas Modi, who is the 14th prime minister of India. He is from Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and elected from the Varanasi constituency Uttar Pradesh, India.

List of All Prime Ministers of India 2021

NameTerm In OfficePolitical PartyConstituency
Jawaharlal Nehru (1st)15 August 1947 – 27 May 1964 (16 years, 286 days)Indian National CongressPhulpur, Uttar Pradesh
Gulzarilal Nanda (Acting)27 May 1964 – 9 June 1964 (13 days)Indian National CongressSabarkantha, Gujarat
Lal Bahadur Shastri (2nd)9 June 1964 – 11 January 1966 (1 year, 216 days)Indian National CongressAllahabad, Uttar Pradesh
Gulzarilal Nanda (Acting)11 January 1966 – 24 January 1966 (13 days)Indian National CongressSabarkantha, Gujarat
Indira Gandhi (3rd)24 January 1966 – 24 March 1977 (11 years, 59 days)Indian National CongressRae Bareli, Uttar Pradesh
Morarji Ranchhodji Desai (4th)24 March 1977 – 28 July 1979 (2 years, 126 days)Janta PartySurat, Gujarat
Chaudhary Charan Singh (5th)28 July 1979 – 14 January 1980 (170 days)Janata Party (Secular)Baghpat, Uttar Pradesh
Indira Gandhi14 January 1980 – 31 October 1984 (4 years, 291 days)Indian National CongressMedak, Andhra Pradesh
Rajiv Gandhi (6th)31 October 1984 – 2 December 1989 (5 years, 32 days)Indian National CongressAmethi, Uttar Pradesh
Vishwanath Pratap Singh (7th)2 December 1989 – 10 November 1990 (343 days)Janata Dal
(National Front)
Fatehpur, Uttar Pradesh
Chandra Shekhar (8th)10 November 1990 – 21 June 1991 (223 days)Samajwadi Janata Party (Rashtriya)Ballia, Uttar Pradesh
Pamulaparthi Venkata Narasimha Rao (9th)21 June 1991 – 16 May 1996 (4 years, 330 days)Indian National CongressNandyal, Andhra Pradesh
Atal Bihari Vajpayee (10th)16 May 1996 – 1 June 1996 (16 days)Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
Haradanahalli Doddegowda Deve Gowda (11th)1 June 1996 – 21 April 1997 (324 days)Janata DalRajya Sabha MP for Karnataka
Inder Kumar Gujral (12th)21 April 1997 – 19 March 1998 (332 days)Janata DalRajya Sabha MP for Bihar
Atal Bihari Vajpayee (10th)19 March 1998 – 22 May 2004 (6 years, 64 days)Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
Manmohan Singh (13th)22 May 2004 – 26 May 2014 (10 years, 4 days)Indian National CongressRajya Sabha MP for Assam
Narendra Damodardas Modi (14th, Current)26 May 2014 – Contd.Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh

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