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Office of the Prime Minister of India, North Block, New Delhi North Block
Powers of Prime Minister of India:-
  • Real excutive authority
  • He is the ex-officio Chairman of the Planning Commission, National Development Council, National Integration Council and Inter state Council
  • The President convenes and prorogues all sessions of Parliament in Consultation with him
  • Can recommend the dissolution of Lok Sabha before expiry
  • Appoints the council of ministers
  • Allocates portfolios. Can ask a minister to resign & can get him dismissed by President
  • Can recommend to the President to declare emergency on grounds of war, external aggression or armed rebellion
  • Advises President about Presidentís Rule in the State or emergency due to financial instability
  • Leader of the House

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All Prime Minister of India and their Tenure
Jawahar Lal Nehru 15.08.1947 to 27.05.1964 Jawahar Lal Nehru
Gulzari Lal Nanda 27.05.1964 to 09.06.1964 Gulzari Lal Nanda
Lal Bahadur Shastri 09.06.1964 to 11.01.1966 Lal Bahadur Shastri
Gulzai Lal Nanda 11.01.1966 to 24.01.1966 Gulzai Lal Nanda
Indira Gandhi 24.01.1966 to 24.03.1977 Indira Gandhi
Morarji Desai 24.03.1977 to 28.07.1979 Morarji Desai
Charan singh 28.07.1979 to 14.01.1980 Charan singh
Indira Gandhi 14.01.1980 to 31.10.1984 Indira Gandhi
Rajiv Gandhi 31.10.1984 to 01.12.1989 Rajiv Gandhi
V.P. Singh 01.12.1989 to 10.11.1990 V.P. Singh
Chandra Shekhar 10.11.1990 to 21.06.1991 Chandra Shekhar
P.V. Narsimha Rao 21.06.1991 to 16.05.1996 P.V. Narsimha Rao
Atal Bihari Vajpayee 16.05.1996 to 01.06.1996 Atal Bihari Vajpayee
H.D. Deve Gowda 01.06.1996 to 21.04.1997 H.D. Deve Gowda
I.K. Gujral 21.04.1997 to 19.03.1998 I.K. Gujral
Atal Bihari Vajpayee 19.03.1998 to 13.10.1999 Atal Bihari Vajpayee
Atal Bihari Vajpayee 13.10.1999 to 22.05.2004 Atal Bihari Vajpayee
Dr. Manmohan Singh 22.05.2004 Till-date Dr. Manmohan Singh

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