10 Most Famous Prime Ministers of India

To be a leader of a country is difficult but to lead the largest democracy in the world is both glorious and hard. The regime of many great Prime Ministers of India has given the upturns which the country experiences today. Some of the Prime Ministers were so amazing that their praise echo the schools in the morning.

Here is the list of top 10 most famous prime ministers India had till today.

Kindly Note : The list is based on the popularity among the masses.

10.Charan Singh (PM from 28 July 1979 until 14 January 1980):


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He was born is a very poor Jat family and felt the jaws of Zamidari. He was a part of the Indian Independence movement and was motivated by Gandhiji. His farmer favored policies were the one which made him popular among the ‘kissans’ of India.

9. Morarji Desai : (24 March 1977 – 28 July 1979):


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Morarji Desai was conferred with Nishan-e-Pakistan by then President of Pakistan, Ghulam Ishaq Khan. He was widely accepted for his favorable and amicable policies in the field of social, administrative and health reforms. He was a key player in Indian Nuclear Program. RA&W (Research and Analysis Wing) was blown apart and nearly closed by Morarji.

8. P.V. Narasimha Rao (28 June 1921 – 23 December 2004):


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If you know economics, you would know this great man. The man of an elegant valor, P.V. is often considered as the Chanakya of the Indian Economics. He is hugely credited with the reforms which made the International Monetary Fund (IMF) policies to rescue the almost bankrupt India from economic collapse.

7. Manmohan Singh : (22 May 2004 – 26 May 2014):


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The only Prime Minister, after Jawaharlal Nehru to be in office for 2 terms. The epiphany of Mr. Singh is entangled in praise and controversies. For first 5 years, he was termed as the best PM India ever got till date. But as soon as he joined office in the second term, he was filled with the controversies and leadership queries. It was widely believed that the orders for the PMO came from Janpat by ‘you know who’ and therefore the confidence of Indians gradually decreased (they wanted a leader with decision making powers). A brilliant strategist, was considered the most honest man ever is now a bit controversial yet respected figure.

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