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Finance and Prime Ministers of India 2020: Dear Readers, we have compiled the List of Finance and Prime Ministers of India. We hope, it will help you in boosting your scores in Competitive exams. The table below consists of the names of Prime Ministers, Finance Ministers, their Term of Office and the Political Party to which they belong.

List of Finance and Prime Ministers of India

Prime MinisterFinance MinisterTerm of officePolitical party

Jawaharlal     Nehru
(Vice President of the interim govt)

Liaquat Ali Khan29 October 194614 August 1947All-India Muslim League
Jawaharlal NehruR. K. Shanmukham Chetty15 August 19471949

Indian National Congress

John Mathai19491950
C. D. Deshmukh29 May 19501957
T. T. Krishnamachari195713 February 1958
Jawaharlal Nehru13 February 195813 March 1958
Morarji Desai13 March 195829 August 1963
Jawaharlal Nehru,
Lal Bahadur Shastri
T. T. Krishnamachari29 August 19631965
Lal Bahadur Shastri,
Indira Gandhi
Sachindra Chaudhuri196513 March 1967
Indira GandhiMorarji Desai13 March 196716 July 1969
Indira Gandhi19701971
Yashwantrao Chavan19711975
Chidambaram Subramaniam19751977


Morarji Desai

Haribhai M. Patel24 March 197724 January 1979Janata Party
Charan Singh24 January 197928 July 1979
Charan SinghHemvati Nandan Bahuguna28 July 197914 January 1980Janata Party (Secular)
 Indira GandhiR. Venkataraman14 January 198015 January 1982 



Indian National Congress

Pranab Mukherjee15 January 198231 December 1984
 Rajiv GandhiV. P. Singh31 December 198424 January 1987
Rajiv Gandhi24 January 198725 July 1987
N. D. Tiwari25 July 198725 June 1988
Shankarrao Chavan25 June 19882 December 1989
V. P. SinghMadhu Dandavate2 December 198910 November 1990Janata Dal
(National Front)
Chandra ShekharYashwant Sinha10 November 199021 June 1991Samajwadi Janata Party
(National Front)
P. V. Narasimha RaoManmohan Singh21 June 199116 May 1996Indian National Congress
Atal Bihari VajpayeeJaswant Singh16 May 19961 June 1996Bharatiya Janata Party
H. D. Deve GowdaP. Chidambaram1 June 199621 April 1997Tamil Maanila Congress
(United Front)
I. K. GujralI. K. Gujral21 April 19971 May 1997 

Janata Dal
(United Front)

P. Chidambaram1 May 199719 March 1998Tamil Maanila Congress
(United Front)
Atal Bihari VajpayeeYashwant Sinha19 March 19981 July 2002 

Bharatiya Janata Party

(National Democratic Alliance)

Jaswant Singh1 July 200222 May 2004
 Manmohan SinghP. Chidambaram22 May 200430 November 2008 

Indian National Congress
(United Progressive Alliance)

Manmohan Singh30 November 200824 January 2009
Pranab Mukherjee24 January 200926 June 2012
Manmohan Singh26 June 201231 July 2012
P. Chidambaram31 July 201226 May 2014
Narendra ModiArun Jaitley26 May 201429 May 2019Bharatiya Janata Party
(National Democratic Alliance)
Nirmala Sitharaman31 May 2019Incumbent

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