Inder Kumar Gujral

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Inder Kumar Gujral
I K To and
I K Gujral in 1997
12th Prime Minister of India
In office
21 April 1997 – 19 March 1998
PresidentShankar Dayal Sharma
K. R. Narayanan
Preceded byH. D. Deve Gowda
Succeeded byAtal Bihari Vajpayee
Minister of Finance
In office
21 April 1997 – 1 May 1997
Preceded byP. Chidambaram
Succeeded byP. Chidambaram
Minister of External Affairs
In office
1 June 1996 – 19 March 1998
Prime MinisterH. D. Deve Gowda
Preceded bySikander Bakht
Succeeded byAtal Bihari Vajpayee
In office
5 December 1989 – 10 November 1990
Prime MinisterV. P. Singh
Preceded byV. P. Singh
Succeeded byVidya Charan Shukla
Personal details
Born(1919-12-04)4 December 1919[1]
Jhelum, Punjab Province, British India
(now in Punjab, Pakistan)
Died30 November 2012(2012-11-30) (aged 92)
Gurgaon, Haryana, India
Political partyJanata Dal (1988–1998)
Independent (1998 onwards)
Other political
Indian National Congress (Before 1988)
Spouse(s)Shiela Gujral (m. 1945–her death in 2011)
Alma materD.A.V. College,
Hailey College of Commerce
Forman Christian College University

Inder Kumar Gujral (4 December 1919 – 30 November 2012) was an Indian politician. He was the 12th Prime Minister of India from April 1997 to March 1998. Gujral was the third Prime Minister to be from the Rajya Sabha.[2]

Gujral died on 30 November 2012 from a lung infection at a Gurgaon hospital at the age of 92.[3][4]

References[change | change source]

  1. Matters of Discretion: An Autobiography by I. K. Gujral
  2. "Inder Kumar Gujral: PM who governed from the Rajya Sabha". India Today. Retrieved 10 December 2012.
  3. "Former PM, IK Gujral admitted to Gurgaon hospital for lung infection". Retrieved 25 November 2012.
  4. "Former Prime Minister I.K.Gujral Passes Away". The Times of India. Retrieved 30 November 2012.

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