List of Best Politicians In India 2018

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1.   Narendra Modi

Narendra Damodardas Modi is the 15th and current Prime Minister of India, in office since 26 May 2014.A leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party, Modi was the Chief Minister of Gujarat from 2001 to 2014 and is the Member of Parliament from Varanasi.

2.   Amit Shah

Amit Shah is a prominent BJP leader with plenty of experience in his field. Shah is currently serving as the National President of the Bharatiya Janata Party. He has played a key role in the party's emergence as a dominant force in Indian politics and has become the face of an all new BJP.

3.   Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi is the fourth generation Indian politician of the Nehru-Gandhi family. He is at present the President and of the Indian National Congress. Rahul Gandhi also holds positions of the Chairperson of the National Students' Union of India and the Indian Youth Congress. Earlier, he was the General Secretary of the All India Congress Committee. He is a Member of Parliament representing the constituency of Amethi in Lok Sabha.

4.   Arvind Kejriwal

Arvind Kejriwal is a social activist and politician. He is the CM designate of Delhi as his party AAP won 67 of the 70 assembly seats of Delhi. He launched the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in 2012. A former Indian Revenue Service officer, he is better known for his key role in drafting the Jan Lokpal Bill.

5.   Sonia Gandhi

Sonia Gandhi is an Italian-born Indian politician and former President of the Indian National Congress party. She belongs to the third generation of the Nehru-Gandhi family. She was born as Edvige Antonia Albina Maino in Italy on 9 December, 1946. Sonia Gandhi is the widow of former Prime Minister of India Rajiv Gandhi. She joined politics in 1997 amidst constant requests from Congress party members after the demise of her husband Rajiv Gandhi, who was assassinated in 1991.

6.   Mamata Banerjee

Mamata Banerjee is the ninth Chief Minister of West Bengal, India. She is the first lady to hold the Chief Minister’s office in the state. On 19 May 2016, she became the only women CM to win two consecutive terms. The thumping victory came on the heels of several corruption charges during the end of her tenure as the eighth chief minister. In 1997, Banerjee had dissociated herself from the Indian National Congress and founded the All India Trinamool Congress, also known as TMC or AITMC.

7.   Arun Jaitely

One of the prominent leaders of Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP), Arun Jaitley is the Finance Minister & Minister of Corporate Affairs in the government of India. He also served as a member to the Board of Governors of Asian Development Bank. He is a senior advocate in the Supreme Court and a former Additional Solicitor General of India. Jaitley served as the General Secretary of the BJP in 2002 and then again in 2004.

8.   Manmohan Singh

Manmohan Singh, an eminent economist, is the former Prime Minister of India and the only person after Jawaharlal Nehru to make a comeback as a Prime Minister after serving the post for a full five year's term. He is also the first non-Hindu Prime Minister of India. 

Before beginning his political career, Manmohan Singh held prominent positions in different organisations. His career started with the United Nations in 1966. His bureaucratic career saw him holding key posts such as an advisor to the Foreign Trade Ministry, Chief Economic Advisor to the Government of India, Governor of Reserve Bank of India and Head of Planning Commission.

9.   Rajnath Singh

Rajnath Singh, an Indian politician, is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). He is currently the Union Minister of Home Affairs in the BJP-led NDA government of India. He was formerly the president of the Bharatiya Janata Party. A physics lecturer by profession, Rajnath Singh has long-time ties with the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, which facilitated his entry into Indian politics.

10.   Akhilesh Yadav

Akhilesh Yadav, son of Mulayam Singh Yadav is a dynamic young leader of Samajwadi leader. In March 2012, at the age of 38 years, he became the youngest person to hold the post. Akhilesh Yadav is now the president of National President of Samajwadi Party.

11.   Nitish Kumar

Nitish Kumar, a senior Indian politician, is the present Chief Minister of the state of Bihar, India. He has held the position since 2005. Nitish Kumar is a member of the Janata Dal (United) Party and has served as a Union Minister of India.

12.   N. Chandrababu Naidu

N. Chandrababu Naidu is an Indian politician and Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh.After, the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh, he has become the first Chief Minister of Seemandhra. He is also the President of the Telugu Desam Party (TDP). He was a former ally of the NDA government during 1999 general elections and has again joined hands and formed an alliance with the NDA government in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections.

13.    Asaduddin Owaisi

Asaduddin Owaisi is an Indian politician, who is the President of the All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen. He is a three-time Member of Parliament, representing the Hyderabad constituency in Lok Sabha, the lower house of the Indian Parliament.

14.    Pranab Mukherjee

Pranab Kumar Mukherjee is an Indian politician who served as the 13th President of India from 2012 until 2017. In a political career spanning five decades, Pranab Mukherjee is a senior leader of the Indian National Congress and occupied several ministerial portfolios in the Government of India.


15.   P. Chidambaram

Palaniappan Chidambaram is an Indian politician and attorney who currently serves as Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha and formerly served as the Union Minister of Finance of India. Chidambaram is a corporate lawyer and an important member of the last Congress-led government.

16.    Mohan Bhagwat

Mohan Madhukar Bhagwat is the Sarsanghchalak of the Hindutva nationalist organisation Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh based in India. He was chosen as the successor to K. S. Sudarshan in March 2009.

17.    Devendra Fadnavis

Devendra Gangadharrao Fadnavis is an Indian politician and 18th, incumbent Chief Minister of Maharashtra holding the office from 31 October 2014. A member of Bharatiya Janata Party and the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, at the age of 44, he became the second youngest Chief Minister of Maharashtra after Sharad Pawar.

18.    Sachin Pilot

Sachin Rajesh Pilot is a politician and a member of the Indian National Congress. He was a member of the Indian Parliament at the 15th Lok Sabha, representing the Ajmer constituency of Rajasthan.

19.    Omar Abdullah

Omar Abdullah is an Indian politician and the scion of one of the most prominent political families of Jammu and Kashmir, the Abdullah family, he became the 11th and the youngest Chief Minister of the State of Jammu and Kashmir, after forming a government in coalition with the Congress party, on 5 January 2009.

20.    Digvijaya Singh

Digvijaya Singh is an Indian politician and a Member of Parliament in the Rajya Sabha. He is also currently a General Secretary of the Indian National Congress party's All India Congress Committee.

21.    Venkaiah Naidu

Muppavarapu Venkaiah Naidu is an Indian politician and the current Vice-President of India, in office since 11 August 2017. Previously, he served as the Minister of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation, Urban Development and Information and Broadcasting in the Modi Cabinet.

22.    Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Shivraj Singh Chouhan is the 17th and current Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, a central Indian state. He replaced Babulal Gaur as chief minister on 29 November 2005. As a leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party, he has served as its general secretary and as president of its Madhya Pradesh state unit.

23.    Sushma Swaraj

Sushma Swaraj is an Indian politician and a former Supreme Court lawyer. A senior leader of Bharatiya Janata Party, Swaraj is serving as the Minister of External Affairs of India since 26 May 2014; she is the second woman to hold the office, after Indira Gandhi.

24.    Shashi Tharoor

Shashi Tharoor is an Indian politician, writer and a former career international diplomat who is currently serving as Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha from Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, since 2009.

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