Shastri ministry

Lal Bahadur Shastri was sworn in as Prime Minister of India on 9 June 1964. In his ministry, the ministers were as follows.

Lal Bahadur Shastri ministry
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5th ministry of the Republic of India
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Date formed9 June 1964 (1964-06-09)
Date dissolved11 January 1966 (1966-01-11)
People and organisations
Head of stateSarvepalli Radhakrishnan
Head of governmentLal Bahadur Shastri
Member partyIndian National Congress
Status in legislatureMajority
361 / 494 (73%)
Opposition partyNone
Opposition leaderNone
History
Election(s)None
Outgoing electionNone
Legislature term(s)1 year, 7 months and 2 days
PredecessorFirst Nanda ministry
SuccessorSecond Nanda ministry

CabinetEdit

Cabinet MinistersEdit

Key
  • Died in office
  • RES Resigned
Portfolio Minister Took office Left office Party Ref
Prime Minister9 June 196411 January 1966[†] INC
Minister of External Affairs9 June 196417 July 1964 INC
18 July 196411 January 1966 INC[1]
Minister of Finance9 June 196431 December 1965 INC[2]
1 January 196611 January 1966 INC[3]
Minister of Home Affairs9 June 196411 January 1966 INC[2]
Minister of Education9 June 196411 January 1966 INC[2]
Minister of Defence9 June 196411 January 1966 INC[2]
Minister of Railways9 June 196411 January 1966 INC[4][2]
Minister of Law and Justice and Communications9 June 196411 January 1966 INC[2]
Minister of Information and Broadcasting2 July 196411 January 1966 INC[5][6]
Minister of Industry9 June 196413 June 1964 INC[2]
9 June 196418 July 1964 INC[1][2]
19 July 196429 October 1964 INC[7]
Minister of Food and Agriculture9 June 196411 January 1966 INC[8][2]
Minister of Parliamentary Affairs and Civil Aviation9 June 196411 January 1966 INC[9][2]
Minister of Irrigation and Power9 June 196419 July 1964 INC[2][7]
Minister of Labour and Employment9 June 196411 January 1966 INC[2]
Minister of Steel and Mines9 June 196411 January 1966 INC[2]
Minister of Rehabilitation9 June 196411 January 1966 INC[2]
Minister of Petroleum and Chemicals9 June 196411 January 1966 INC[2]

Ministers of StateEdit

Portfolio Minister Took office Left office Party
Minister of Works and Housing9 June 196411 January 1966 INC[2]
Minister of Commerce and Textiles and Jute9 June 196411 January 1966 INC[2]
Minister of Cultural Affairs9 June 196411 January 1966 INC[2]
Minister of Transport9 June 196411 January 1966 INC[2]
Minister of Community Development and Cooperation9 June 196411 January 1966 INC[2]
Minister of Health9 June 196411 January 1966 INC[2]
Minister of State (Home Affairs)9 June 196411 January 1966 INC[2]
Minister of State (External Affairs)9 June 196411 January 1966 INC[2]
Minister of State (Labour and Employment)9 June 196411 January 1966 INC[2]
Minister of State (Petroleum and Chemicals)9 June 196411 January 1966 INC[2]
Minister of Social Security and Cottage Industries9 June 196411 January 1966 INC[2]
Minister of Supply9 June 196411 January 1966 INC[2]
Minister of State(Irrigation and Power)9 June 196411 January 1966 INC[2]
Minister of Planning9 June 196411 January 1966 INC[2]
Minister of State (Food and Agriculture)9 June 196411 January 1966 INC[2]
Minister of State (Revenue and Expenditure)2 January 196611 January 1966 INC[10]

ReferencesEdit

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  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad "Press Communique" (PDF). Press Information Bureau of India - Archive. 9 June 1964. Retrieved 17 April 2020.
  3. ^ "Press Communique" (PDF). Press Information Bureau of India - Archive. 1 January 1966. Retrieved 22 April 2020.
  4. ^ "Railway Ministers of Independent India". Indian Railways Fan Club (IRFCA). Retrieved 29 January 2014.
  5. ^ "Members Bioprofile". 164.100.47.132. Retrieved 23 February 2015.
  6. ^ "Shrimati Gandhi Assumes Office" (PDF). Press Information Bureau of India - Archive. 2 July 1964. Retrieved 22 April 2020.
  7. ^ a b "Swaran Singh and Dasappa Assume Charge of Their New Portfolios" (PDF). Press Information Bureau of India - Archive. 19 July 1964. Retrieved 22 April 2020.
  8. ^ "Shri C. Subramaniam". Raj Bhavan Maharashtra State. Archived from the original on 7 April 2013. Retrieved 28 May 2014.
  9. ^ "Lok Sabha". Legislativebodiesinindia.nic.in. Archived from the original on 21 May 2014. Retrieved 23 February 2015.
  10. ^ "Press Communique" (PDF). Press Information Bureau of India - Archive. 2 January 1966. Retrieved 22 April 2020.

Further readingEdit