Who served as the prime minister of India for a long time?

The longest-serving prime minister was Jawaharlal Nehru, also the first prime minister, whose rule lasted 16 years and 286 days. His premiership was followed by Lal Bahadur Shastri’s short tenure and Indira Gandhi’s 11- and 4-year-long tenures, both politicians belonging to the Indian National Congress.

Who enjoyed the longest tenure as prime minister?


No. Name Length of term
Longest continuous term
1 Jawaharlal Nehru 16 years, 286 days
2 Indira Gandhi 11 years, 59 days
3 Manmohan Singh 10 years, 4 days

Who is the longest time prime minister of world?

Hun Sen of Cambodia is the longest-serving current prime minister, having taken office on 14 January 1985.

Who is more powerful president or prime minister?

The president acts as the head of state and is the highest figure of authority, nominally, of the nation however it is the prime minister who is the de facto chief executive and head of government.

Who is PM of all country?


Nation Head of government Name of head of government
India Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne
Saint Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister Timothy Harris
Namibia Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa

Who was the first prime minister in the world?

Sirima Ratwatte Dias Bandaranaike (Sinhala: සිරිමා රත්වත්තේ ඩයස් බණ්ඩාරනායක; Tamil: சிறிமா ரத்வத்தே டயஸ் பண்டாரநாயக்கே; 17 April 1916 – 10 October 2000), commonly known as Sirimavo Bandaranaike, was a Sri Lankan politician.

Who is the First Lady of India?

Incumbent The position of First Lady of India is currently held by Savita Kovind, wife of President Ram Nath Kovind. She assumed the position after her husband took the oath of office to the post of president on 25 July 2017. The role should not be confused with the spouse of the prime minister of India.

Is the Indian PM still mired in controversy?

^ “Indian PM Narendra Modi still mired in controversy, says expert”. Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. 16 April 2015. Archived from the original on 14 October 2017. Retrieved 17 February 2017. ^ Robinson, Simon (11 December 2007). “India’s Voters Torn Over Politician”. Time. Archived from the original on 23 October 2013. Retrieved 10 October 2012.

What is the name of PM Modi’s first class degree?

^ “Degree row- PM Modi MA with first class: Gujarat University”. The Indian Express. 2 May 2016. Archived from the original on 29 July 2017. Retrieved 29 July 2017. ^ “The curious case of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s degree”.

What did Modi do in his first year as PM?

This was also accompanied by the mass migration of migrant workers. In his first year as prime minister, Modi reduced the amount of money spent by the central government on healthcare. The Modi government launched New Health Policy (NHP) in January 2015.

Who was India’s first interim Prime Minister?

Gulzarilal Nanda was India’s first “Interim” Prime Minister who acted in the capacity of Prime Minister for two times in the year 1964 and 1966. Since Jawaharlal Nehru and Lal Bahadur Shastri died while serving as Prime Minister, Gulazarilal Nanda was appointed to take care of Governmental issues.