Lal Bahadur Shastri ministry

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Lal Bahadur Shastri ministry
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4th ministry of the Republic of India
Date formed 9 June 1964 (1964-06-09)
Date dissolved 11 January 1966 (1966-01-11)
People and organisations
Head of government Lal Bahadur Shastri
Head of state Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan
Member party Indian National Congress
Status in legislature Majority
Opposition party None
Opposition leader None
History
Outgoing election 1967
Legislature term(s) 1 year, 7 months and 2 days
Previous Fourth Nehru ministry
Successor First Indira Gandhi ministry

Lal Bahadur Shastri was sworn in as Prime Minister of India on 9 June 1964. In his initial ministry, the ministers were as follows.

Cabinet[edit]

Key
  • Died in office
  • RES Resigned
Portfolio Minister Took office Left office Party Ref
Prime Minister   Lal Bahadur Shastri 9 June 1964 11 January 1966[†] INC
Minister of External Affairs   Lal Bahadur Shastri 9 June 1964 17 July 1964 INC
  Swaran Singh 18 July 1964 First Indira Gandhi ministry INC [1]
Minister of Finance   T. T. Krishnamachari 9 June 1964 1965 INC
  Sachindra Chaudhuri 1965 First Indira Gandhi ministry INC
Minister of Home Affairs   Gulzarilal Nanda 9 June 1964 First Indira Gandhi ministry INC
Minister of Defence   Yashwantrao Chavan 9 June 1964 First Indira Gandhi ministry INC
Minister of Railways   S. K. Patil 9 June 1964 First Indira Gandhi ministry INC [2]
Minister of Law and Justice   Ashoke Kumar Sen 1964 First Indira Gandhi ministry INC
Minister of Information and Broadcasting   Indira Gandhi 9 June 1964 11 January 1966 INC [3]
Minister of Industry   Swaran Singh 1964 1964 INC [1]
Minister of Food and Agriculture   Chidambaram Subramaniam 9 June 1964 1966 INC [4]
Minister of Parliamentary Affairs   Satya Narayan Sinha Fourth Nehru ministry First Indira Gandhi ministry INC [5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Biography of Sardar Swaran Singh". Sikh-history.com. Retrieved 2015-02-23. 
  2. ^ "Railway Ministers of Independent India". Indian Railways Fan Club (IRFCA). Retrieved January 29, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Members Bioprofile". 164.100.47.132. Retrieved 2015-02-23. 
  4. ^ [1][dead link]
  5. ^ "Lok Sabha". Legislativebodiesinindia.nic.in. Retrieved 2015-02-23. 

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