How long can a person be a Prime Minister in India?

Who is the first prime minister of India?

Jawaharlal Nehru, was 58 when he started the long innings of 17 years as free India’s first Prime Minister.

Who was the PM after Indira Gandhi?

List

No. Name Assumed office of Prime Minister
1 Jawaharlal Nehru 15 August 1947
2 Lal Bahadur Shastri 9 June 1964
3 Indira Gandhi 24 January 1966
4 Morarji Desai 24 March 1977

How long can a prime minister serve?

A prime minister stays in office until they resign, die or are dismissed by the Governor General. Two prime ministers have died in office (Macdonald and Sir John Thompson). All others have resigned, either after losing an election or upon retirement.

Who is the longest serving prime minister of India?

Statistics

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 serving prime minister?

The prime minister with the longest single term was Sir Robert Walpole, lasting 20 years and 315 days from 3 April 1721 until 11 February 1742.

Who is the first female prime minister of India answer?

Indira Gandhi. listen); née Nehru; 19 November 1917 – 31 October 1984) was an Indian politician and a central figure of the Indian National Congress. She was the 3rd prime minister of India and was also the first and, to date, only female prime minister of India.

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