Gujral 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.

I. K. Gujral ministry
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16th ministry of the Republic of India
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Date formed21 April 1997
Date dissolved19 March 1998
People and organisations
Head of stateShankar Dayal Sharma (until 25 July 1997)
K. R. Narayanan (from 25 July 1997)
Head of governmentI. K. Gujral
Member partyJanata Dal (United Front)
(supported by Indian National Congress)
Status in legislatureCoalition
319 / 543 (59%)
Opposition partyBharatiya Janata Party
Opposition leaderAtal Bihari Vajpayee (until 4 December 1997)
History
Outgoing election1998
Legislature term(s)10 months and 26 days
PredecessorH. D. Deve Gowda ministry
SuccessorSecond Vajpayee ministry

Council of ministersEdit

Representation of cabinet ministers by party

  Janata Dal (37.5%)
  Independent (6.25%)
  Communist Party of India (6.25%)
  Jammu and Kashmir National Conference (3.13%)
  Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (3.13%)
  Telugu Desam Party (12.5%)
  Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (12.5%)
  Tamil Maanila Congress (3.13%)
  All India Indira Congress (Tiwari) (3.13%)
  Asom Gana Parishad (6.25%)
  Samajwadi Party (6.25%)

Cabinet ministersEdit

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

Portfolio Minister Took office Left office Party
Prime MinisterI. K. Gujral21 April 199719 March 1998 JD
Minister of Home AffairsIndrajit Gupta21 April 199719 March 1998 CPI
Minister of FinanceP. Chidambaram1 May 199719 March 1998 TMC
Minister of DefenceMulayam Singh Yadav[2]21 April 199719 March 1998 SP
Minister of RailwaysRam Vilas Paswan[3]21 April 199719 March 1998 JD
Minister of CommunicationsBeni Prasad Verma[4]21 April 199719 March 1998 SP
Minister of AgricultureChaturanan Mishra[5]21 April 199719 March 1998 CPI
Minister of IndustryMurasoli Maran[6]21 April 199719 March 1998 DMK
Minister of Civil AviationC. M. Ibrahim[7]21 April 199719 March 1998 JD
Minister of TextilesR. L. Jalappa[8]21 April 199719 March 1998 JD
Minister of Social WelfareBalwant Singh Ramoowalia[9]21 April 199719 March 1998 Independent
Minister of MinesBirendra Prasad Baishya[10]21 April 199719 March 1998 AGP
Minister of Rural AreasKinjarapu Yerran Naidu[11]21 April 199719 March 1998 TDP
Minister of Forests and EnvironmentSaifuddin Soz[12]21 April 199719 March 1998 JKNC
Minister of Parliamentary AffairsSrikant Kumar Jena[13]21 April 199719 March 1998 JD
Minister of Surface TransportT. G. Venkatraman[14]21 April 199719 March 1998 DMK

Ministers of StateEdit

SI No. Name Constituency Department Party
1. Bolla Bulli Ramaiah Eluru Minister of State for Commerce TDP
2. Chandradeo Prasad Verma Arrah Minister of State for Rural Areas and Employment JD
3. Dilip Ray Rajya Sabha Minister of State for Steel, Coal and Parliamentary Affairs JD
3. Capt. Jai Narain Prasad Nishad Muzaffarpur Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Non-Conventional Energy Sources JD
4. Kanti Singh Bikramganj Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Coal JD
5. M. P. Veerendra Kumar Kozhikode Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Labour with additional charges as Minister of State, Urban Affairs & Employment and Parliamentary Affairs: JD
6. Muhi Ram Saikia Nowgong Minister of State for Education and Human Resource Development AGP
7. N. V. N. Somu Madras North Minister of State for Defence DMK
8. Raghuvansh Prasad Singh Vaishali Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Food and Consumer Affairs JD
9. Ramakant Khalap Panaji Minister of State (Independent charge) for Law and Justice MGP
10. Dr. Samudrala Venugopal Chary Adilabad Minister of State for Agriculture TDP
11. Satpal Maharaj Garhwal Minister of State for Finance AIIC(T)
12. Dr. Ummareddy Venkateswarlu Tenali Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Urban Affairs, Employment and Parliamentary Affairs TDP
13. T. R. Baalu Chennai South Minister of State for Petroleum, Natural Gas and Non-Conventional Energy Sources DMK
13. Yoginder K Alagh Rajya Sabha Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Planning and Programme Implementation, Science and Technology and Power Independent
14. Mohammad Maqbool Dar Anantnag Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Planning and Programme Implementation, Science and Technology and Power JD
15. Ratnamala Savanur
(Jun 1997 - Mar 1998)[15]
Chikkodi Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Planning and Programme Implementation, Science and Technology and Power JD

ReferencesEdit

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  13. ^ "Results". legislativebodiesinindia.nic.in. Retrieved 27 April 2021.
  14. ^ "Results". legislativebodiesinindia.nic.in. Retrieved 27 April 2021.
  15. ^ "Biographical Sketch of Member of XI Lok Sabha". 164.100.47.194. Retrieved 31 August 2021.