Gujral ministry

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I. K. Gujral ministry
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16th ministry of the Republic of India
Date formed 21 April 1997
Date dissolved 19 March 1998
People and organisations
Head of state Shankar Dayal Sharma (until 25 July 1997)
K. R. Narayanan (from 25 July 1997)
Head of government I. K. Gujral
Member party Janata Dal (United Front)
(supported by Indian National Congress)
Status in legislature Coalition
Opposition party Bharatiya Janata Party
Opposition leader Atal Bihari Vajpayee (until 4 December 1997)
History
Outgoing election 1998
Legislature term(s) 10 months and 26 days
Predecessor H. D. Deve Gowda ministry
Successor Second Vajpayee ministry

Inder Kumar Gujral was sworn in as Prime Minister of India on 21 April 1997. In his initial ministry, the ministers were as follows.

Cabinet ministers[edit]

The cabinet ministers in I. K. Gujral ministry were as follows.[1]

Portfolio Minister Took office Left office Party
Prime Minister   I. K. Gujral 21 April 1997 19 March 1998 Janata Dal
Minister of Home Affairs   Indrajit Gupta 21 April 1997 19 March 1998 CPI
Minister of Finance   P. Chidambaram 1 May 1997 19 March 1998 TMC
Minister of Defence   Mulayam Singh Yadav[2] 21 April 1997 19 March 1998 SP
Minister of Railways   Ram Vilas Paswan[3] 21 April 1997 19 March 1998 Janata Dal
Minister of Communications   Beni Prasad Verma[4] 21 April 1997 19 March 1998 SP
Minister of Agriculture   Chaturanan Mishra[5] 21 April 1997 19 March 1998 CPI
Minister of Industry   Murasoli Maran[6] 21 April 1997 19 March 1998 DMK
Minister of Civil Aviation   C. M. Ibrahim[7] 21 April 1997 19 March 1998 Janata Dal
Minister of Textiles   R. L. Jalappa[8] 21 April 1997 19 March 1998 Janata Dal
Minister of Social Welfare   Balwant Singh Ramoowalia[9] 21 April 1997 19 March 1998 CPI(M)
Minister of Mines   Birendra Prasad Baishya[10] 21 April 1997 19 March 1998 AGP
Minister of Rural Areas   Kinjarapu Yerran Naidu[11] 21 April 1997 19 March 1998 TDP
Minister of Forests and Environment   Saifuddin Soz[12] 21 April 1997 19 March 1998 JKN
Minister of Parliamentary Affairs   Srikant Kumar Jena[13] 21 April 1997 19 March 1998 Janata Dal
Minister of Surface Transpor   T. G. Venkatraman[14] 21 April 1997 19 March 1998 DMK

Ministers of State[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Members Bioprofile". Lok Sabha of India/National Informatics Centre, New Delhi. 
  2. ^ "Members Bioprofile". Lok Sabha of India/National Informatics Centre, New Delhi. 
  3. ^ The Economic Times, 2 July 2011
  4. ^ "Members Bioprofile". Lok Sabha of India/National Informatics Centre, New Delhi. 
  5. ^ The Economic Times, 2 July 2011
  6. ^ "Members Bioprofile". Parliament of India/National Informatics Centre, New Delhi. 
  7. ^ "http://164.100.47.5/newmembers/Website/Main.aspx". Rajya Sabha of India/National Informatics Centre, New Delhi.  External link in |title= (help);
  8. ^ "Members Bioprofile". Parliament of India/National Informatics Centre, New Delhi. 
  9. ^ www.nriinternet.com/NRIpoliticians/INDIA/A_Z/R/Ramuwalia/BIO.htm
  10. ^ "Members Bioprofile". Rajya of India/National Informatics Centre, New Delhi. 
  11. ^ "Members Bioprofile". Lok Sabha of India/National Informatics Centre, New Delhi. 
  12. ^ "Members Bioprofile". Rajya of India/National Informatics Centre, New Delhi. 
  13. ^ http://legislativebodiesinindia.nic.in/LS/ataglace.htm LOK SABHA
  14. ^ http://legislativebodiesinindia.nic.in/LS/ataglace.htm LOK SABHA