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Rajiv Gandhi Ministry
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10th ministry of the Republic of India
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Rajiv Gandhi
Date formed31 October 1984 (1984-10-31)
Date dissolved2 December 1989 (1989-12-02)
People and organisations
Head of stateZail Singh (until 25 July 1987)
R. Venkataraman (from 25 July 1987)
Head of governmentRajiv Gandhi
Member partyIndian National Congress
(Congress alliance)
Status in legislatureMajority
Opposition partyNone
Opposition leaderNone
History
Election(s)1984
Outgoing election1989
Legislature term(s)5 years, 1 month and 2 days
PredecessorThird Indira Gandhi ministry
SuccessorV. 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]

Key
  • Died in office
  • RES Resigned
Portfolio Minister Took office Left office Party Ref
Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi31 October 19842 December 1989INC[3]
Minister of Law and Justice Ashoke Kumar Sen31 December 198424 January1987INC[4]
 P. Shiv Shankar24 January 198714 February 1988INC[4]
 Bindeshwari Dubey14 February 198826 June 1988INC[4]
 B. Shankaranand26 June 19882 December 1989INC[4]
Minister of Home Affairs Shankarrao Chavan31 December 198412 March 1986INC[5]
 Arun NehruSeptember 1985October 1986INC[6]
 P. V. Narasimha Rao12 March 198612 May 1986INC
 Buta Singh12 May 19862 December 1989INC[7]
Minister of External Affairs Rajiv Gandhi31 October 198425 September 1985INC
 Bali Ram Bhagat25 September 198512 May 1986INC
 P. Shiv Shankar12 May 198622 October 1987INC[8]
 N.D. Tiwari22 October 198725 July 1987INC[9]
 Rajiv Gandhi25 July 198725 June 1988INC
 P. V. Narasimha Rao25 June 19882 December 1989INC
Minister of Railways Bansi Lal31 December 19844 June 1986INC[10]
 Mohsina Kidwai24 June 198621 October 1986INC[10]
 Madhavrao Scindia22 October 19861 December 1989INC[10]
Minister of Defence P. V. Narasimha Rao19841985INC
 Rajiv Gandhi19851987INC
 V. P. Singh19871987INC
 K. C. Pant19871989INC
Minister of Information and Broadcasting H. K. L. BhagatThird Indira Gandhi ministryDecember 1984INC
 V. N. GadgilJanuary 1985October 1986INC
 Ajit Kumar Panja19861988INC
 H. K. L. BhagatFebruary 19882 December 1989INC
Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Buta Singh198412 May 1986INC
 Gurdial Singh Dhillon12 May 1986[8]14 February 1988INC[11]
 Bhajan Lal14 February 19882 Dec 1989INC[4]
Minister of Tourism Rajiv Gandhi31 December 198425 September 1985INC[4]
 H. K. L. Bhagat25 September 198512 May 1986INC[4]
 Mufti Mohammad Sayeed12 May 198614 July 1987INC[4]
 Mohsina Kidwai14 February 198825 June 1988INC[4]
Minister of Parliamentary Affairs Buta Singh31 October 198431 December 1984INC[12]
 H. K. L. Bhagat31 December 19841989INC[13]
Minister of Health and Family Welfare Mohsina Kidwai31 December 198424 June 1986INC[14]
 P. V. Narasimha Rao24 June 198614 February 1988INC[4]
 Motilal Vora14 February 198825 January 1989INC[4]
 Ram Niwas Mirdha25 January 19891 December 1989INC[4]
Minister of Finance V. P. Singh31 December 198424 January 1987INC[15]
 Rajiv Gandhi24 January 198725 July 1987INC
 N. D. Tiwari25 July 198725 June 1988INC[9]
 Shankarrao Chavan25 June 19882 December 1989INC[5]
Minister of Labour and Employment Bindeshwari Dubey26 June 19882 December 1989INC[4]
Minister of Works and housing Abdul Gafoor31 December 198425 September 1985INC[4]
Minister of Irrigation B. Shankaranand31 December 198425 September 1985INC[4]
Minister of Power B. Shankaranand31 December 198425 September 1985INC[4]
 Vasant Sathe25 September 19851 December 1989INC[4]
Minister of Environment and Forest Rajiv Gandhi31 December 198422 October 1986INC[4]
 Bhajan Lal22 October 198614 February 1988INC[4]
 Z. R. Ansari25 June 19881 December 1989INC[4]
Minister of Water Resources B. Shankaranand25 September 198521 August 1987INC[4]
 Rajiv Gandhi21 August 198714 February 1988INC[4]
 Dinesh Singh14 February 198825 June 1988INC[4]
 B. Shankaranand25 June 19882 December 1989INC[4]
Minister of Human Resource Development K. C. Pant31 December 198425 September 1985INC[4]
 P. V. Narasimha Rao25 September 198525 June 1988INC[4]
 P. Shiv Shankar25 June 19881 December 1989INC[4]
Minister of Planning P. V. Narasimha Rao31 December 198425 September 1985INC[4]
 Rajiv Gandhi25 September 198514 February 1988INC[4]
 P. Shiv Shankar14 February 198825 June 1988INC[4]
 Madhav Singh Solanki25 June 19881 December 1989INC[4]
Minister of Food and Civil Supplies Rao Birendra Singh31 December 198425 September 1985INC[4]
 H. K. L. Bhagat12 May 198614 February 1988INC[4]
Minister of Steel & Mines Vasant Sathe31 December 198425 September 1985INC[4]
 K. C. Pant25 September 198512 April 1987INC[4]
 Vasant Sathe12 April 198725 July 1987INC[4]
 Makhan Lal Fotedar25 July 19871 December 1989INC[4]
Minister of Coal Vasant Sathe31 December 198425 September 1985INC[4]
Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers Veerendra Patil31 December 198425 September 1985INC[4]
Minister of Industry Veerendra Patil31 December 198425 September 1985INC[4]
 Narayan Dutt Tiwari25 September 198522 October 1986INC[4]
 Jalagam Vengala Rao22 October 19862 December 1989INC[4]
Minister of Commerce Rajiv Gandhi31 December 198414 January 1985INC[4]
 V. P. Singh14 January 198525 September 1985INC[4]
 Arjun Singh15 November 198519 January 1986INC[4]
 P. Shiv Shankar20 January 198625 July 1987INC[4]
 Narayan Dutt Tiwari25 July 198725 June 1988INC[4]
 Dinesh Singh25 June 19881 December 1989INC[4]
Minister of Urban Development Abdul Gafoor25 September 198522 October 1986INC[4]
 Mohsina Kidwai22 October 19861 December 1989INC[4]
Minister of Civil Aviation Rajiv Gandhi31 December 198425 September 1985INC[4]
 Bansi Lal25 September 198524 June 1986INC[4]
 Motilal Vora14 February 198825 June 1988INC[4]
Minister of Transport Bansi Lal25 September 198524 June 1986INC[4]
 Mohsina Kidwai24 June 198622 October 1986INC[4]
Minister of Programme Implementation A. B. A. Ghani Khan Choudhury25 September 19854 May 1987INC[4]
 P. Shiv Shankar25 July 198725 June 1988INC[4]
 Madhav Singh Solanki25 June 19881 December 1989INC[4]
Minister of Communications Arjun Singh22 October 198614 February 1988INC[4]
 Vasant Sathe14 February 198825 June 1988INC[4]
 Vir Bahadur Singh25 June 198830 May 1989INC[4]
Minister of Information and Broadcasting H. K. L. Bhagat14 February 19881 December 1989INC[4]
Minister of Textiles Ram Niwas Mirdha14 February 19881 December 1989INC[4]

Ministers of State[edit]

[18]

Parliamentary Secretary (Prime Minister's Office)[edit]

References[edit]

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