Who was the First Deputy Prime Minister of India

(A) Morarji Desai
(B) Charan Singh
(C) Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
(D) Jagjivan Ram

Correct Answer : Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
Explanation : The first Deputy Prime Minister of India was Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. He was also home minister during Jawaharlal Nehru's cabinet. The seventh and last deputy prime minister was L. K. Advani. L. K. Advani took on the role in addition to his home ministership from 2002 to 2004 in the government of Atal Bihari Vajpayee. The present government have not any Deputy Prime Minister. The Deputy Prime Minister of India is referred as a member of the Union Cabinet in the Government of India. He usually also holds a key cabinet portfolio such as home minister or finance minister.
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