List of Railways Ministers of India

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The first railway on Indian sub-continent ran over a stretch of 21 miles from Bombay to Thane. The Indian Railways is the premier transportation organization which is the largest rail network in Asia and the world's second largest under one management. Here, we are giving the list of Railways Ministers of India for the general awareness.

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1. Suresh Prabhu

Term of office: 10 November 2014 (Incumbent) 

Political party or Alliance: National Democratic Alliance (BJP)      

Prime Minister: Narendra Modi

2. D. V. Sadananda Gowda

Term of office: 26 May 2014 - 9 November 2014

Political party or Alliance: National Democratic Alliance (BJP)                

Prime Minister: Narendra Modi

3. Mallikarjun Kharge

Term of office: 17 June 2013 - 25 May 2014     

Political party or Alliance: United Progressive Alliance (Congress) 

Prime Minister: Dr. Manmohan Singh

4. C. P. Joshi

Term of office: 22 September 2012 - 28 October 2012 & 11 May 2013 - 16 June 2013                  

Political party or Alliance: United Progressive Alliance (Congress) 

Prime Minister: Dr. Manmohan Singh

5. Pawan Kumar Bansal

Term of office: 28 October 2012 - 10 May 2013 

Political party or Alliance: United Progressive Alliance (Congress) 

Prime Minister: Dr. Manmohan Singh

6. Mukul Roy

Term of office: 20 March 2012 - 21 September 2012   

Political party or Alliance: United Progressive Alliance (Congress) 

Prime Minister: Dr. Manmohan Singh

7. Dinesh Trivedi

Term of office: 12 July 2011 - 14 March 2012   

Political party or Alliance: United Progressive Alliance (Congress)

Prime Minister: Dr. Manmohan Singh

8. Mamata Banerjee

Term of office: 13 October 1999- 15 March 2001 & 26 May 2009 - 19 May 2011

Political party or Alliance: United Progressive Alliance (Congress) & National Democratic Alliance      

Prime Minister: Atal Bihari Vajpayee & Dr. Manmohan Singh

10. Lalu Prasad Yadav

Term of office: 23 May 2004 - 25 May 2009      

Political party or Alliance: United Progressive Alliance (Congress)    

Prime Minister: Dr. Manmohan Singh

11. Nitish Kumar

Term of office: 19 March 1998 - 5 August 1999 & 20 March 2001 - 22 May 2004     

Political party or Alliance: National Democratic Alliance (BJP)      

Prime Minister: Atal Bihari Vajpayee

12. Ram Naik

Term of office: 6 August 1999- 12 October 1999         

Political party or Alliance: National Democratic Alliance (BJP)      

Prime Minister: Atal Bihari Vajpayee

13. Ram Vilas Paswan

Term of office: 1 June 1996 - 19 March 1998              

Political party or Alliance: United Front (Janta Dal)   

Prime Minister: H. D. Deve Gowda & I. K Gujral

14. C. K. Jaffer Sharief

Term of office: 21 June 1991 - 16 October 1995

Political party or Alliance: Congress        

Prime Minister: P. V. Narsimha Rao

15. Janeshwar Mishra

Term of office: 21 November 1990 - 21 June 1991

Political party or Alliance: Samajwadi Janta Party     

Prime Minister: Chandra Shekhar

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16. George Fernandez

Term of office: 5 December 1989 - 10 November 1990          

Political party or Alliance: Janta Dal       

Prime Minister: V. P. Singh

17. Madhavrao Scindia

Term of office: 22 October 1986 - 1 December 1989

Political party or Alliance: Congress        

Prime Minister: Rajeev Gandhi

18. Mohsina Kidwai

Term of office: 24 June 1986 - 21 October 1986

Political party or Alliance: Congress        

Prime Minister: Rajeev Gandhi

19. Bansi Lal

Term of office: 31 December 1984- 4 June 1986         

Political party or Alliance: Congress        

Prime Minister: Rajeev Gandhi

20. A. B. A. Ghani Khan Choudhury

Term of office: 2 September 1982 - 31 December 1984                   

Political party or Alliance: Congress        

Prime Minister: Indira Gandhi & Rajeev Gandhi

21. Prakash Chandra Sethi

Term of office: 15 January 1982 - 2 September 1982 

Political party or Alliance: Congress        

Prime Minister: Indira Gandhi

22. Kedar Pandey

Term of office: 12 November 1980 - 14 January 1982

Political party or Alliance: Congress        

Prime Minister: Indira Gandhi

23. Kamalapati Tripathi

Term of office: 14 January 1980 - 12 November 1980 

Political party or Alliance: Congress        

Prime Minister: Indira Gandhi

24. T. A. Pai

Term of office: 30 July 1979 - 13 January 1980 & 23 July 1972 - 4 February 1973  

Political party or Alliance: Janta Party (Secular) & Congress         

Prime Minister: Ch. Charan Singh & Indira Gandhi

25. Madhu Dandavate

Term of office: 26 March 1977 - 28 July 1979   

Political party or Alliance: Janta Party    

Prime Minister: Morarji Desai

26. Kamalapati Tripathi

Term of office: 11 February 1975 - 23 March 1977     

Political party or Alliance: Congress        

Prime Minister: Indira Gandhi

27. Lalit Narayan Mishra

Term of office: 5 February 1973 - 2 January 1975      

Political party or Alliance: Congress        

Prime Minister: Indira Gandhi

28. K. Hanumanthaiya

Term of office: 18 March 1971 - 22 July 1972   

Political party or Alliance: Congress        

Prime Minister: Indira Gandhi

29. Gulzarilal Nanda

Term of office: 18 February 1970 - 17 March 1971     

Political party or Alliance: Congress        

Prime Minister: Indira Gandhi

30. Panampilli Govinda Menon

Term of office: 4 November 1969 - 18 February 1970  

Political party or Alliance: Congress        

Prime Minister: Indira Gandhi

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31. Ram Subhag Singh

Term of office: 14 February 1969 - 4 November 1969  

Political party or Alliance: Congress        

Prime Minister: Indira Gandhi

32. C. M. Poonacha

Term of office: 13 March 1967 - 14 February 1969     

Political party or Alliance: Congress        

Prime Minister: Indira Gandhi

33. S. K. Patil

Term of office: 9 June 1964- 12 March 1967     

Political party or Alliance: Congress        

Prime Minister: Lal Bahadur Shastri & Indira Gandhi

34. H. C. Dasappa

Term of office: 21 September 1963 - 8 June 1964       

Political party or Alliance: Congress        

Prime Minister: Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru

35. Swaran Singh

Term of office: 10 April 1962 - 21 September 1963     

Political party or Alliance: Congress        

Prime Minister: Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru

36. Jagjivan Ram

Term of office: 7 December 1956 - 10 April 1962                  

Political party or Alliance: Congress        

Prime Minister: Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru

37. Lal Bahadur Shastri

Term of office:  13 May 1952 - 7 December 1956

Political party or Alliance: Congress        

Prime Minister: Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru

38. N. Gopalaswami Ayyangar

Term of office: 22 September 1948 - 13 May 1952                

Political party or Alliance: Congress        

Prime Minister: Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru

39. John Mathai

Term of office: 15 August 1947- 22 September 1948

Political party or Alliance: Congress        

Prime Minister: Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru

40. Asaf Ali

Term of office: 14 August, 1947     

Political party or Alliance: Indian National Congress  

Prime Minister: Interim Government

In the above list of Railway Minister of India consists of term of their office, under which Government and Prime Ministers that will enhance the general knowledge of the readers.

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