Interim Government (1946) & First Cabinet of Free India (1947)

Interim Government (1946)

On 2 Sept 1946, an Interim Government of India was formed to oversee the transition of the country from a British colony to an independent republic. In this interim government selected members are as below with the held portfolios:

S. NoMembersPortfolios Held
1.Pt. Jawaharlal NehruExternal Affairs and Commonwealth Relations
2.Sardar Vallabhbhai PatelHome, Information, and Broadcasting
3.Dr. Rajendra PrasadFood and Agriculture
4.Dr. John MathaiIndustries and Supplies
5.Jagijvan RamLabour
6.Sardar Baldev SinghDefense
7.CH BhabhaWorks, Mines, and Power
8.Liaquat Ali KhanFinance
9.Abdur Rab NishtarPosts and Air
10.Asaf AliRailways and Transport
11.C RajagopalachariEducation and Arts
12.II ChundrigarCommerce
13.Ghaznafar Ali KhanHealth
14.Joginder Nath MandalLaw

First Cabinet of Free India (1947)

The first cabinet of free India 1947 members list:

MembersPortfolios Held
Pt. Jawaharlal NehruPrime Minister, External Affairs and Commonwealth Relation;
  Sardar Vallabhbhai PatelHome, Information and Broadcasting; States
Dr. Rajendra PrasadFood and Agriculture
Maulana Abul Kalam AzadEducation
Dr. John MathaiRailways and Transport
RK Shanmugham ChettyFinance
Dr. BR AmbedkarLaw
Jagjivan RamLabour
Sardar Baldev SinghDefense
Raj Kumari Amrit KaurHealth
C.H. BhabhaCommerce
Rafi Ahmed KidwaiCommunication
Dr. Shyama Prasad MukherjiIndustries and Supplies
 V. N. GadhilWorks, Mines, and Power

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