Interim Government

Interim Government is the provisional government which was formed in India for the purpose of transition of British India into Independent India.

Members of the Interim Government:

S.No.Members Portfolios held
1.Jawaharlal NehruExternal Affairs & Commonwealth Relations.
2.Sardar Vallabhbhai PatelHome, Information & Broadcasting
3.Dr. Rajendra PrasadFood & Agriculture
4.Dr. John MathaiIndustries & Supplies
5. Jagjivan RamLabour
6. Sardar Baldev SinghDefence
7.C.H. BhabhaWorks, Mines & Power
8.Liaquat Ali KhanFinance
9.Abdur Rab NishtarPosts & Air
10.Asaf AliRailway & Transport
11.C. RajgopalachariEducation & Arts
12.I.I. ChundrigarCommerce
13.Ghaznafar Ali KhanHealth
14.Joginder Nath MandalLaw

The members of the interim government were members of the Viceroy’s Executive Council. The Viceroy continued to be the head of the Council. But, Jawaharlal Nehru was designated as the Vice-President of India.