Minister of Information and Broadcasting (India)

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The Minister of Information and Broadcasting is the head of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting and one of the cabinet ministers of the Government of India.

Ministers of Information and Broadcasting[edit]

Name Term of office Political party
(Alliance)
Prime Minister
Vallabhbhai Patel 15 August 1947 1949 Indian National Congress Jawaharlal Nehru
R. R. Diwakar[1] 1949 15 April 1952
B. V. Keskar[2] 1952 1962
Satya Narayan Sinha[3] September 1963 June 1964
Lal Bahadur Shastri
Indira Gandhi[4] 1964 1966
Kodardas Kalidas Shah[5] 1967 1971 Indian National Congress (R) Indira Gandhi
Indira Gandhi[6] 1971 1974 Indian National Congress
Inder Kumar Gujral[7][8] 1975 1975 Indian National Congress
Vidya Charan Shukla[9] 1975 23 March 1977 Indian National Congress
Lal Krishna Advani[10] 24 March 1977 28 July 1979 Janata Party Morarji Desai
Purushottam Kaushik[11] 28 July 1979 14 January 1980 Janata Party (Secular) Charan Singh
Vasant Sathe[12] 1980 1982 Indian National Congress Indira Gandhi
H. K. L. Bhagat[13][14] February 1983 December 1984 Indian National Congress
Rajiv Gandhi
V. N. Gadgil[15][14] January 1985 October 1986
Ajit Kumar Panja[16][14] 1986 1988
H. K. L. Bhagat[17] February 1988 December 1989
P. Upendra[18] 2 December 1989 10 November 1990 Telugu Desam Party
National Front
V. P. Singh
Chandra Shekhar[19] 1990 1991 Samajwadi Janata Party (Rashtriya) Chandra Shekhar
Ajit Kumar Panja[16][14] 1991 1993 Indian National Congress P. V. Narasimha Rao
K. P. Singh Deo[20] January 1993 September 1995
P. A. Sangma[21] 1995 1996
Jaipal Reddy[22][23] 1996 1998 Janata Dal
National Front
H. D. Dewe Gowda
I. K. Gujral
Arun Jaitley 1998 2000 Bharatiya Janata Party
National Democratic Alliance
Atal Bihari Vajpayee
Sushma Swaraj[24] 30 September 2000 29 January 2003
Ravi Shankar Prasad 2003 2004
Jaipal Reddy[22] 23 May 2004 17 November 2005 Indian National Congress
United Progressive Alliance
Manmohan Singh
Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi[25] November 2005 2009
Ambika Soni May 2009 28 October 2012
Manish Tewari 28 October 2012 26 May 2014
Prakash Javadekar[26][14] 26 May 2014 9 November 2014 Bharatiya Janata Party
National Democratic Alliance
Narendra Modi
Arun Jaitley 9 November 2014 Incumbent

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1] PDF (RAJYA SABHA MEMBERS, BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES, 1952 - 2003: D)
  2. ^ Second Lok Sabha, Members Bioprofile : KESKAR, DR. B. V.
  3. ^ 4th Lok Sabha, Members Bioprofile : SINHA. SHRI SATYA NARAYAN
  4. ^ 7th Lok Sabha, Members Bioprofile : GANDHI, SHRIMATI INDIRA
  5. ^ [2] PDF (RAJYA SABHA MEMBERS, BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES, 1952 - 2003: S)
  6. ^ [3] PDF (RAJYA SABHA MEMBERS, BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES, 1952 - 2003: S)
  7. ^ "Inder Kumar Gujral". Encyclopaedia Britannica. Retrieved 4 November 2014. 
  8. ^ "Ex-Prime Minister IK Gujral dies at 92". The Tribune. 1 December 2012. Retrieved 4 November 2014. 
  9. ^ "VC Shukla, the man who dared muzzle the Press and Kishore Kumar". Hindustan Times. 11 June 2013. Retrieved 4 November 2014. 
  10. ^ Sixteenth Lok Sabha, Members Bioprofile : Advani,Shri Lal Krishna
  11. ^ 9th Lok Sabha, Members Bioprofile : KAUSHIK, SHRI PURUSHOTTAM
  12. ^ 9th Lok Sabha, Members Bioprofile : SATHE, SHRI VASANT
  13. ^ 9th Lok Sabha, Members Bioprofile : BHAGAT, SHRI H.K.L.
  14. ^ a b c d e Minister of State (Independent Charge)
  15. ^ 9th Lok Sabha, Members Bioprofile : GADGIL, SHRI VITHAL NARHAR
  16. ^ a b Thirteenth Lok Sabha, Members Bioprofile : Panja,Shri Ajit Kumar
  17. ^ 9th Lok Sabha, Members Bioprofile : BHAGAT, SHRI H.K.L.
  18. ^ [4] PDF (RAJYA SABHA MEMBERS, BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES, 1952 - 2003: U)
  19. ^ Fourteenth Lok Sabha, Members Bioprofile : Chandra Shekhar,Shri
  20. ^ Thirteenth Lok Sabha, Members Bioprofile : Singh Deo,AVSM, Brig.(Retd.) Kamakhya Prasad
  21. ^ Sixteenth Lok Sabha, Members Bioprofile : Sangma, Shri Purno Agitok
  22. ^ a b Fifteenth Lok Sabha, Members Bioprofile : Reddy,Shri Jaipal Sudini
  23. ^ [5] PDF (RAJYA SABHA MEMBERS, BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES, 1952 - 2003: R)
  24. ^ Sixteenth Lok Sabha, Members Bioprofile : Swaraj,Smt. Sushma
  25. ^ Fourteenth Lok Sabha, Members Bioprofile : Dasmunsi,Shri Priya Ranjan
  26. ^ [6]

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