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Chandra Shekhar

Chandra Shekhar
Date of Birth: 1 July 1927
Place of Birth: Ibrahimpatti, U.P
Prime Minister of India
Tenure Order: 8th Prime Minister
Political party: Janata Party
Took office: 10 November 1990
Left office: 21 June 1991
Predecessor: V P Singh
Successor: P V Narasimha Rao

Chandra Shekhar Singh (born 1 July 1927) was the eighth Prime Minister of the Republic of India.

From 1962 to 1967, Shekhar belonged to the Rajya Sabha, the Parliament of India.

Holding the office of Prime Minister for only seven months, Shekhar resigned on March 6, 1991 after the Congress Party withdrew support for him. He remained in office until national elections could be held later that year.

Today, Chandra Shekhar is a member of India's Parliament. He now leads Samajwadi Janata Party (Rashtriya).


Preceded by:
Vishwanath Pratap Singh
Prime Minister of India
1990—1991
Followed by:
P. V. Narasimha Rao



Prime Ministers of India

Jawaharlal NehruGulzarilal NandaLal Bahadur ShastriIndira GandhiMorarji DesaiChoudhary Charan SinghRajiv GandhiVishwanath Pratap SinghChandra ShekharP. V. Narasimha RaoH. D. Deve GowdaInder Kumar GujralAtal Behari VajpayeeManmohan Singh









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