PM Modi is the first longest-serving Indian prime minister of non-Congress origin, surpassing Atal Bihari Vajpayee. However, Jawaharlal Nehru remains the longest-serving prime minister of India so far. His tenure lasted for around 17 years followed by his daughter Indira Gandhi who served the tenure for little more than 11 years and nearly five years respectively. On the other hand Dr. Manmohan Singh On the other hand, Dr. Manmohan Singh also served two consecutive terms of five years each as PM of the country.
Eventually, PM Modi became the fourth longest-serving Prime Minister in Indian history. After Jawaharlal Nehru, Indira Gandhi, and Dr. Manmohan Singh, PM Modi held 4th position in the Indian history of Prime Ministers serving the nation for a long duration.
Narendra Modi took oath on May 26, 2014, as the 14th Prime Minister of the country. He started with his second term again on May 30, 2019. PM Modi who took charge on 26 May 2014, will have spent 2,273 days in office as of 14 August 2020. This means that oncoming 15 August, he will break Vajpayee’s record.