List of Home Ministers of India

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The Minister of Home Affairs (or simply, the Home Minister), in India, is the head of Ministry of Home Affairs of the Government of India. He is one of the senior-most offices in Union Cabinet, with chief responsibility of maintenance of nation’s internal security. India’s large police force comes under Home Minister’s ambit. He is assisted by Minister of State of Home Affairs and Deputy Minister of Home Affairs.

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel was the first Home Minister of independent India. Below is the list of Home Ministers of India. He served as Central Cabinet Home Minister in Jawaharlal Nehru government of Indian National Congress party. He is famous as Iron Man Of India. Rajnath Singh, born in a Hindu Rajput family, is the current Cabinet Minister of Home Affairs in Narendra Modi government of Bharatiya Janata Party.

Indian Home Minister Contact Source: Below are the contact sources to get in-touch with Minister of Home Affairs “Mr. Rajnath Singh”. Find the phone and contact numbers of Cabinet Minister of Home Affairs “Mr. Rajnath Singh”.

  1. Office Phone Nos.: +91-11-23092462
  2. Residence Phone Nos.: +91-11-23793881
  3. PS to Home Minister: +91-11-23092462/23094686
  4. OSD to Home Minister: +91-11-23092462

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The Updated List of Home Ministers of India



NameIn Office
FromTo
1Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel2 September 194615 December 1950
2C. Rajagopalachari26 December 195025 October 1951
3Kailash Nath Katju19511955
4G. B. Pant10 January 19557 March 1961
5Lal Bahadur Shastri4 April 196129 August 1963
6Gulzarilal Nanda29 August 196314 November 1966
7Yashwantrao Chavan14 November 1966
28 July 1979
27 June 1970
14 January 1980
8Indira Gandhi27 June 19704 February 1973
9Uma Shankar Dikshit4 February 19731974
10Kasu Brahmananda Reddy197424 March 1977
11Charan Singh24 March 19771 July 1978
12Morarji Desai1 July 197828 July 1979
13Giani Zail Singh14 January 198022 June 1982
14Ramaswamy Venkataraman22 June 19822 September 1982
15Prakash Chandra Sethi2 September 198219 July 1984
16P. V. Narasimha Rao19 July 1984
12 March 1986
31 December 1984
12 May 1986
17Shankarrao Chavan31 December 198412 March 1986
17Sardar Buta Singh12 May 19862 December 1989
18Mufti Mohammad Sayeed198910 November 1990
19Chandra Shekhar10 November 199021 June 1991
21Murli Manohar Joshi16 May 19961 June 1996
22H. D. Deve Gowda1 June 199629 June 1996
23Indrajit Gupta29 June 199619 March 1998
24Lal Krishna Advani19 March 199822 May 2004
25Shivraj Patil22 May 200430 November 2008
26P. Chidambaram30 November 200831 July 2012
27Sushilkumar Shinde31 July 201226 May 2014
28Rajnath Singh26 May 2014Incumbent

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

Father: Jhaverbhai Patel
Mother: Ladba
Spouse: Jhaverba
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel (born 31 October 1875 – died 15 December 1950) was born in Gujjar family and raised in the countryside of Gujarat. He served as Cabinet Minister of Home Affairs in Jawaharlal Nehru government of Indian National Congress party. He is famous as Iron Man Of India. Patel was awarded with Bharat Ratna in 1991 (posthumously). 31 October is celebrated as Rashtriya Ekta Diwas (National Unity Day) in name of him.

Chakravarti Rajagopalachari

Father: Chakravarti Venkataryan
Mother: Singaramma
Spouse: Alamelu Mangalamma
Chakravarti Rajagopalachari (born 10 December 1878 – died 25 December 1972) was born in a devout Iyengar family of Thorapalli in Madras Presidency. He served as Cabinet Minister of Home Affairs in Jawaharlal Nehru government of Indian National Congress party. Rajagopalachari was awarded with Bharat Ratna in 1954.

Kailash Nath Katju

Father: Tribhuvan Nath Katju
Mother: Ram Pyari Katju
Spouse: Roopan (Lakshmi Rani) Katju (Kaul)
Kailash Nath Katju (born 17 June 1887 – died 17 February 1968), belonged to Kashmiri Pandits community, was born in princely state of Jaora. He served as Cabinet Minister of Home Affairs in Jawaharlal Nehru government of Indian National Congress party.

Govind Ballabh Pant

Father: Manorath Pant
Mother: Govindi Pant
Govind Ballabh Pant (born 10 September 1887 – died 7 March 1961) was born in Khoont village on the slopes of Shyahi Devi hill near Almora (Uttarakhand) in a Brahmin family having their roots in Maharashtra. Pant was awarded with Bharat Ratna in 1957. He served as Cabinet Minister of Home Affairs in Jawaharlal Nehru government of Indian National Congress party.

Lal Bahadur Shastri

Father: Sharada Prasad Shastri
Mother: Ramdulari Devi
Spouse: Lalita Devi
Lal Bahadur Shastri (born 2 October 1904 – died 11 January 1966) was born at Mughalsarai, Varanasi in a Hindu family. Shastri was awarded with Bharat Ratna in 1966 (Posthumous). He served as Cabinet Minister of Home Affairs in Jawaharlal Nehru government of Indian National Congress party.

Gulzarilal Nanda

Father: Bulaqi Ram Nanda
Mother: Ishwari Devi
Spouse: Lakshmi
Gulzarilal Nanda (born 4 July 1898 – died 15 January 1998) was born in Sialkot, now in Pakistan, into a Punjabi Hindu family. Nanda was awarded with Bharat Ratna in 1997. He served as Cabinet Minister of Home Affairs in Nehru, Shastri and Indira Gandhi governments of Indian National Congress party.

Yashwantrao Chavan

Father: Balwantrao Chavan
Mother: Vithabai Chavan
Spouse: Venutai Chavan
Yashwantrao Chavan (born 12 March 1913 – died 25 November 1984) was born in a Maratha Hendre Patil family in Devrashtre village (now in Sangli District), Maharashtra. He served as Cabinet Minister of Home Affairs in Charan Singh government of Indian National Congress party.

Indira Gandhi

Father: Jawaharlal Nehru
Mother: Kamala Kaul
Spouse: Feroze Gandhi
Indira Priyadarshini Gandhi (born 19 November 1917 – died 31 October 1984), born as Indira Nehru, in a Kashmiri Pandit family in Allahabad. He served as Cabinet Minister of Home Affairs in her government of Indian National Congress party. In 1999, Indira was named “Woman of the Millennium” in a poll organised by BBC.

Uma Shankar Dikshit

Father: Ram Sarup
Mother: Shiv Pyari
Uma Shankar Dikshit (born 12 January 1901 – died 30 May 1991) was born in Ugoo, Unnao district (Uttar Pradesh). He served as Cabinet Minister of Home Affairs in Indira Gandhi government of Indian National Congress party. He was awarded Padma Vibhushan, the second highest civilian award in India in 1989.

Kasu Brahmananda Reddy

Spouse: Kasu Raghavamma
Kasu Brahmananda Reddy (born 28 July 1909 – died 20 May 1994) was born in Chirumamilla, Guntur District (Andhra Pradesh). He served as Cabinet Minister of Home Affairs in Indira Gandhi government of Indian National Congress party.

Charan Singh

Father: Meer Singh
Mother: Netra Kaur
Spouse: Gayatri Devi
Chaudhary Charan Singh (born 23 December 1902 – died 29 May 1987) was born in Jat family in village Bhadola, Ghaziabad (Uttar Pradesh). He served as Cabinet Minister of Home Affairs in Morarji Desai government of Janata party.

Morarji Desai

Father: Ranchhodji Desai
Mother: Vajiaben Desai
Spouse: Gujraben
Morarji Desai (born 29 February 1896 – died 10 April 1995) was born at Bhadeli village, in Bombay Presidency (now in Gujarat). He was awarded with Nishan-e-Pakistan. He served as Cabinet Minister of Home Affairs in his own government of Janata party.

Giani Zail Singh

Father: Kishan Singh
Mother: Ind Kaur
Spouse: Pardhan Kaur
Giani Zail Singh (born 5 May 1916 – died 25 December 1994) was born in Sandhwan, Faridkot. He served as Cabinet Minister of Home Affairs in Indira Gandhi government of Indian National Congress party.

Ramaswamy Venkataraman

Father: K. Ramaswami lyer
Spouse: Janaki Venkataraman
Ramaswamy Venkataraman (born 4 December 1910 – died 27 January 2009) was born in Rajamadam village, near Tanjore district in Tamil Nadu. He served as Cabinet Minister of Home Affairs in Indira Gandhi government of Indian National Congress party.

P. V. Narasimha Rao

Father: P. Sitarama Rao
Mother: Rukminiamma
Spouse: Satyamma Rao
Pamulaparti Venkata Narasimha Rao (born 28 June 1921 – died 23 December 2004) was born in a village of Warangal (now in Telangana) in agrarian family. He served as Cabinet Minister of Home Affairs in Indira Gandhi & Rajiv Gandhi governments of Indian National Congress party.

Shankarrao Chavan

Father: Bhavrao Chavan
Spouse: Kusumtai S. Chavan
Shankarrao Bhavrao Chavan (born 14 July 1920 – died 26 February 2004) was born at Paithan Village, Aurangabad District. He served as Cabinet Minister of Home Affairs in Rajiv Gandhi government of Indian National Congress party.

Sardar Buta Singh

Father: Sardar Bir Singh
Mother: Beant Singh
Spouse: Manjit Kaur
Sardar Buta Singh (born 21 March 1934) was born in Mustafapur village, Jalandhar, Punjab. He served as Cabinet Minister of Home Affairs in Rajiv Gandhi government of Indian National Congress party.

Mufti Mohammad Sayeed

Spouse: Gulshan Nazir
Mufti Mohammad Sayeed (born 12 January 1936 – died 7 January 2016) was born at Bijbehara town of Anantnag (J&K) to a family of clerics. He served as Cabinet Minister of Home Affairs in V.P Singh government of Janata Dal (National Front).

Chandra Shekhar

Spouse: Smt. Duja Devi
Chandra Shekhar Singh (born 1 July 1927 – died 8 July 2007) was born at Ibrahimpatti village, Ballia (Uttar Pradesh). He served as Cabinet Minister of Home Affairs in his own government of Samajwadi Janata Party (National Front).

Murli Manohar Joshi

Father: Man Mohan Joshi
Spouse: Tarla Joshi
Murli Manohar Joshi (born 5 January 1934) was born at Kumaon Hills region of Nainital (Uttarakhand). He served as Cabinet Minister of Home Affairs in Atal Bihari Vajpayee government of Bharatiya Janata Party.

H. D. Deve Gowda

Father: Dodde Gowda
Mother: Devamma
Spouse: Chennamma Deve Gowda
Haradanahalli Doddegowda Deve Gowda (born 18 May 1933) was born in Haradanahalli village, Hassan (Karnataka) in a Vokkaliga caste family. He served as Cabinet Minister of Home Affairs in his own government of Janata Dal (United Front).

Indrajit Gupta

Father: Satish Gupta
Mother: Priyabala
Spouse: Suraiya
Indrajit Gupta (born 18 March 1919 – died 20 February 2001) was born to a Brahmo family of Calcutta (Kolkata). He served as Cabinet Minister of Home Affairs in Deve Gowda & I.K Gujral government of Communist Party of India (United Front).

Lal Krishna Advani

Father: Kishanchand D. Advani
Mother: Gyani Devi
Spouse: Kamla Advani
Lal Krishna Advani (born 8 November 1927) was born in a Hindu Sindhi (Lohana caste) family of businessmen at Karachi (now in Pakistan). He served as Cabinet Minister of Home Affairs in Atal Bihari Vajpayee government of Bharatiya Janata Party (National Democratic Alliance).

Shivraj Patil

Father: Vishwanath Patil
Spouse: Vijaya Patil
Shivraj Vishwanath Patil (born 12 October 1935) was born in Lingayat community, in Chakur village of Latur district. He served as Cabinet Minister of Home Affairs in Manmohan Singh government of Indian National Congress (United Progressive Alliance).

P. Chidambaram

Father: Kandanur L. Ct. L. Palaniappa Chettiar
Mother: Lakshmi Achi
Spouse: Nalini Chidambaram
Palaniappan Chidambaram (born 16 September 1945) was born at Sivaganga District, Tamil Nadu. He served as Cabinet Minister of Home Affairs in Manmohan Singh government of Indian National Congress (United Progressive Alliance).

Sushilkumar Shinde

Father: Sambhajirao Shinde
Mother: Sakhu Bai
Spouse: Ujwala Shinde
Sushilkumar Sambhajirao Shinde (born 4 September 1941) was born at Solapur, Maharashtra in a Marathi family. He served as Cabinet Minister of Home Affairs in Manmohan Singh government of Indian National Congress (United Progressive Alliance).

Rajnath Singh

Father: Ram Badan Singh
Mother: Gujarati Devi
Spouse: Savitri Singh
Rajnath Singh (born 10 July 1951) was born in Puttur village, Chandauli (Uttar Pradesh) in a Hindu Rajput family. He served as Cabinet Minister of Home Affairs in Narendra Modi government of Bharatiya Janata Party. Rajnath Singh had been associated with the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh since 1964, at the age of 13.

This list of Home Ministers of India will be updated in a timely manner.



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