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List Of Top 10 Longest-Serving Indian Prime Ministers

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Here is the list of the top 10 longest-serving Indian Prime Ministers.

India's journey as a democratic republic has been shaped by numerous remarkable leaders, and among them stand the Prime Ministers, individuals who steered the nation through times of both triumph and turbulence. Today, we turn the spotlight on the ten Prime Ministers who have held the office for the longest tenures, leaving an indelible mark on the country's history.

Jawaharlal Nehru was the first and longest-serving Prime Minister of India. He had been the Prime Minster for 16 years, 286 days.

List of the top 10 longest-serving Indian Prime Ministers

No. Name Party Length of term
Longest continuous term Total years of premiership
1 Jawaharlal Nehru INC 16 years, 286 days 16 years, 286 days
2 Indira Gandhi INC/INC(I)/INC(R) 11 years, 59 days 15 years, 350 days
3 Manmohan Singh INC 10 years, 4 days 10 years, 4 days
4 Narendra Modi BJP 9years, 203days 9years, 203days
5 Atal Bihari Vajpayee BJP 6 years, 64 days 6 years, 80 days
6 Rajiv Gandhi INC(I) 5 years, 32 days 5 years, 32 days
7 P. V. Narasimha Rao INC(I) 4 years, 330 days 4 years, 330 days
8 Morarji Desai JP 2 years, 126 days 2 years, 126 days
9 Lal Bahadur Shastri INC 1 year, 216 days 1 year, 216 days
10 Vishwanath Pratap Singh JD 343 days 343 days


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