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Rajiv Gandhi Ministry
10th Cabinet of the Republic of India
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Date formed 31 October 1984 (1984-10-31)
Date dissolved 2 December 1989 (1989-12-02)
People and organizations
Head of government Rajiv Gandhi
Head of state Zail Singh (until 25 July 1987)
R. Venkataraman (from 25 July 1987)
Member party Indian National Congress
(Congress alliance)
Status in legislature Majority
Opposition party None
Opposition leader None
History
Election(s) 1984
Outgoing election 1989
Legislature term(s) 5 years, 1 month and 1 day
Previous Third Indira Gandhi ministry
Successor V. P. Singh ministry

Rajiv Gandhi was sworn in as Prime Minister of India on 31 October 1984.[1]

Rajiv Gandhi's cabinet included 7 Agriculturists, 15 Lawyers, 4 Journalists and 3 former Princely state rulers.[2]

Cabinet[edit]

Portfolio Minister Took office Left office Party Ref
Prime Minister   Rajiv Gandhi 31 October 1984 2 December 1989 INC [3]
Minister of Finance   V. P. Singh 31 December 1984 24 January 1987 INC [4]
  Rajiv Gandhi 24 January 1987 25 July 1987 INC
  N. D. Tiwari 25 July 1987 25 June 1988 INC [5]
  Shankarrao Chavan 25 June 1988 2 December 1989 INC [6]
Minister of Home Affairs   Shankarrao Chavan 31 December 1984 12 March 1986 INC [6]
  Arun Nehru September 1985 October 1986 INC [7]
  P. V. Narasimha Rao 12 March 1986 12 May 1986 INC
  Buta Singh 12 May 1986 2 December 1989 INC [8]
Minister of External Affairs   Rajiv Gandhi 31 October 1984 25 September 1985 INC
  Bali Ram Bhagat 25 September 1985 12 May 1986 INC
  P. Shiv Shankar 12 May 1986 22 October 1987 INC [9]
  N.D. Tiwari 22 October 1987 25 July 1987 INC [5]
  Rajiv Gandhi 25 July 1987 25 June 1988 INC
Minister of External Affairs   P. V. Narasimha Rao 25 June 1988 2 December 1989 INC
Minister of Railways   Bansi Lal 31 December 1984 4 June 1986 INC [10]
  Mohsina Kidwai 24 June 1986 21 October 1986 INC [10]
  Madhavrao Scindia 22 October 1986 1 December 1989 INC [10]
Minister of Defence   P. V. Narasimha Rao 1984 1985 INC
  Rajiv Gandhi 1985 1987 INC
  V. P. Singh 1987 1987 INC
  K. C. Pant 1987 1989 INC
Minister of Agriculture   Buta Singh 1984 12 May 1986 INC [4]
  Gurdial Singh Dhillon 12 May 1986[9] 14 February 1988 INC [11]
Minister of Tourism   Mufti Mohammad Sayeed 12 May 1986 1989 INC [9]
Minister of Parliamentary Affairs   Buta Singh 31 October 1984 31 December 1984 INC [12]
  H. K. L. Bhagat 31 December 1984 1989 INC [13]
Minister of Health and Family Welfare   Mohsina Kidwai 31 December 1984 24 June 1986 INC [14]

Ministers of State[edit]

  • Shivraj Patil, Ministry of Science and Technology, Ministry of Atomic Energy, Ministry of Electronics, Ministry of Space and Ocean Development.[15]

References[edit]