Manmohan Singh becomes the third longest serving Prime Minister of India
Saturday, August 14, 2010
Manmohan Singh, the 14th and current Prime Minister of India, reached 2,273 days in office on Wednesday. He has emerged to become the third longest serving Prime Minister of India, replacing his predecessor .
"There are no special celebrations for the day. The prime minister is following his routine schedule," said an official in the Prime Minister's office (PMO). "The main functions he celebrates related to his office are the anniversaries of the(UPA) government. They are all well publicised functions attended by UPA chairperson and other leaders," the official added.
Singh's predecessor, Vajpayee, served as the Prime Minister for 13 days in 1996 and 2,256 days between the years 1998 and 2004., the first Prime Minister of independent India, leads the list with 6,130 days in the office, and his daughter, , stands second with 5,829 days.
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