Prime Minister of Vishwamitra

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Prime Minister of Vishwamitra
Flag of the Prime Minister of Vishwamitra.svg
Standard of the Prime Minister
Gheorghe Stefan Marius Portrait.png
Incumbent
Gheorghe Ștefan Marius

since 6 March 2021
Government of Vishwamitra
Member of
  • Parliament
  • Conference of Rulers (visiting)
  • Cabinet
Reports toParliament of Vishwamitra
ResidenceRajya Niwas
AppointerRashtradhyaksh of Vishwamitra
Term lengthAt the pleasure of the Rashtradhyaksh
The holder is required to have the support of a majority in the Parliament
Formation15 April 2007, 13 years ago
First holderArnisha Phatowali
DeputyDeputy Prime Minister of Vishwamitra

The Prime Minister of the State of Vishwamitra is the office of the head of government of Vishwamitra. He/she leads the Council of Ministers of Vishwamitra, the central government body, and is accountable to the Rashtradhyaksh, Conference of Rulers and the Parliament. The Prime Minister is nominated by the Rashtradhyaksh of Vishwamitra and is confirmed by the Parliament, which is the unicameral legislative body of Vishwamitra. Once the Prime Minister is appointed, they form a union council of ministers which consists of the Deputy Prime Minister, Senior Ministers, Coordinating Ministers, Cabinet Ministers, Ministers of State (Independent Charge) and Ministers of State.

The activities of the Prime Minister in managing the government include:

  • Signing government legislation
  • Inform the Rashtradhyaksh on the basic guidelines of the government
  • Draft national budget
  • Enforce a uniform financial, monetary, education, health care, and labour policy
  • Ensure the implementation of decrees and instructions of the Rashtradhyaksh
  • Advice the Rashtradhyaksh on matters of national importance

History

Beginning Years

The Prime Minister was the executive head of government ever since its inception in 2007 until May 2018. The first Prime Minister Arnisha Phatowali led the government from 2007 until her resignation in 2009. The Prime Minister was the de facto leader of the state, while the ceremonial President performed the duties of the head of state. The Prime Minister was appointed by the President on the majority of the Parliament. The Prime Minister is necessitated to be a member of the Parliament.

Nominal position

The office of the Prime Minister was the executive position until May 2018, when Dhrubajyoti Roy became the Supreme Leader and appointed Tanishkaa Patranabish as the mere deputy to him as the President of the Council of Ministers. Upon the abolition of the office of the Supreme Leader, he assumed the office of the Executive President and the office of the Prime Minister was abolished in September 2018.

After winning the presidential elections, he re-established the office appointing Tanishkaa Patranabish as the Prime Minister, with minimal powers. She served as the Prime Minister under both presidential (January - March 2019) and semi-presidential republics (2019 - 2020). In 2020, in order to re-contest for the office of the Prime Minister, Tanishkaa Patranabish stepped down as the Prime Minister and appointed the First Deputy Prime Minister Anoushkaa Patranabish to lead the cabinet under an interim capacity. Tanishkaa Patranabish ushered the National People's Congress into victory in March 2020, and resumed the office of the Prime Minister on 19 March 2020.

Abolition

The office of the Prime Minister was abolished on the 1 May 2020, with the Executive President being in charge as both the Head of State and the Head of Government. Though, a Senior Minister was appointed to coordinate the Council of Ministers.

Re-establishment

On the outset of State of Vishwamitra being declared as an absolute monarchy under diarchy, the Office of the Prime Minister was re-established on 8 June 2020, and since then Anoushkaa Patranabish had been serving as the Prime Minister.

List of Prime Ministers

No Name
(Born-Died)
Tenure in office Election Party Government Head of state
1 Arnisha Phatowali
(2000 - )
15 April 2007 31 December 2009 2 years, 260 days None Independent Phatowali Dhrubajyoti Roy
Arnisha Phatowali served as the first Prime Minister of the nation and remained in office for more than two years, until her resignation on 31 December 2009. She was also the National Leader during her tenure as Prime Minister and is referred to as one of the strong leaders in the history of the nation.
2 Dhrubajyoti Roy (2010-2016).PNG Dhrubajyoti Roy
(2002 - )
1 January 2010 21 May 2014
(acting until 12 January 2010)
4 years, 140 days 2010 Independent Roy I Tanishkaa Patranabish
2012 Roy II Self
Dhrubajyoti Roy became the Prime Minister of then Children's Group following the resignation of incumbent prime Minister Arnisha Phatowali and served on acting basis until winning the general elections in January 2010. He resigned as the President in order to take over as the Prime Minister on 31 December 2009, and was succeeded by Tanishkaa Patranabish. He was re-elected in 2012 and continued to serve he decided to step down in May 2014. He also served as the President from 22 May 2012 until 15 July 2014..
3 Sarala Baishya (2).jpg Sarala Baishya
(2005 - )
21 May 2014 27 December 2014 220 days 2014 Independent Baishya I Dhrubajyoti Roy
Self
Sarala Baishya became the Prime Minister for the first time after winning the general election defeating Tanishkaa Patranabish however she resigned unexpedtedly after a short rivalry with Tanishkaa Patranabish, on 27 December 2014. She had earlier served as the Finance Minister in the Second Dhrubajyoti Roy ministry. She also served as the President of the nation from 15 July 2014. Following her resignation on 27 December, the nation entered into a period of political turmoil as she still continued to serve as the nation's constitutional head of state and hence, the Speaker of the Parliament Dhrubajyoti Roy was asked to step in as the acting head of government.
A1 Dhrubajyoti Roy (2010-2016).PNG Dhrubajyoti Roy
(2002 - )
(acting)
27 December 2014 22 February 2015 57 days None Independent Baishya I Sarala Baishya
Dhrubajyoti Roy served as the acting head of government in his capacity as the Chairman of the Council of Ministers following the resignation of Sarala Baishya as the Prime Minister and remained in office until the election of Tanishkaa Patranabish.
4 Tanishkaa Patranabish (2010-2018).jpg Tanishkaa Patranabish
(2004 - )
22 February 2015 6 December 2015 287 days 2015 I Independent Tanishkaa I Sarala Baishya
Tanishkaa Patranabish became the Prime Minister after her victory in the general elections and remained in office until the December constitutional referendums. Her appointment as Prime Minister ended the two months-long constitutional uncertainity and political turmoil in the nation.
(3) Sarala Baishya (2).jpg Sarala Baishya
(2005 - )
6 December 2015 11 April 2016 127 days 2015 II Independent Baishya II Dhrubajyoti Roy
Tanishkaa Patranabish
Sarala Baishya became the Prime Minister for the second time on 6 December 2015 following the constitutional referendum. She was elected as Prime Minister under a special electoral vote in which the candidate winning the election shall become the President, whereas the one defeated shall become the Prime Minister. In the election, Dhrubajyoti Roy won and became the President and she became the Prime Minister as a result of her defeat. She continued to be in office until her defeat in the April 2016 general election.
(2) Dhrubajyoti Roy (2010-2016).PNG Dhrubajyoti Roy
(2002 - )
11 April 2016 12 April 2017 1 year, 0 days 2016 I Secularists Roy III Tanishkaa Patranabish
Anoushkaa Patranabish
2016 II Independents Roy IV Sarala Baishya
Dhrubajyoti Roy became the Prime Minister for the third time on 11 April 2016, after defeating incumbent Sarala Baishya in the April general election. It was under him, the once abolished position of the Deputy Prime Minister was re-constituted with Anoushkaa Patranabish being the first occupant. In December 2016, he was re-elected to the office of the Prime Minister after the coalition between the Secular Party and the Independent Party was able to secure more than 90% of the total seats. However, the Secular Party faced dissidence from its own members in January-February 2017, leading to the Party President Tanishkaa Patranabish being dropped from the council of ministers and the Prime Minister Dhrubajyoti Roy changing his allegiance to the Independent Party. His tenure ended the day after he completed one full year into office, and eventually resigned on 12 April 2017 in order to take over as the President of the nation.
(3) Sarala Baishya (2).jpg Sarala Baishya
(2005 - )
12 April 2017 5 July 2017 84 days None Independents Baishya III Dhrubajyoti Roy
Sarala Baishya became the Prime Minister for the third time on 12 April 2017, following the resignation of incumbent Dhrubajyoti Roy in order to replace to her as the President, a position she resigned the day before. The Independent Party formed an alliance with the opposition, Freedom Party and its leader Arnab Sil became the Deputy Prime Minister of the nation under her administration. Her tenure was short-lived as the alliance lost the general election held in July 2017, which gave a hung parliament and that held to the formation of the unity government under Secularists leader Tanishkaa Patranabish.
(4) Tanishkaa Patranabish (2010-2018).jpg Tanishkaa Patranabish
(2004 - )
5 July 2017 25 December 2017 173 days 2017 Secularists
(Unity)
Tanishkaa II Dhrubajyoti Roy
Tanishkaa Patranabish became the Prime Minister of the nation on 5 July 2017, following the President Dhrubajyoti Roy's invitation to her and the Secularists to form an unity government with the support and participation of the other two parties in the parliament, as the general election gave a hung verdict. Sarala Baishya and Arnab Sil were appointed as Deputy Prime Ministers under the unity government.
(2) Dhrubajyoti Roy - Official Photo 1.jpg Dhrubajyoti Roy
(2002 - )
25 December 2017 13 May 2018 139 days None Congress (S) Roy V Anoushkaa Patranabish
2018 I Roy VI
Dhrubajyoti Roy became the Prime Minister for the fifth time on 25 December 2017, after he resigned as the President to take over as the Prime Minister of the nation. It was the first time, the Congress formed its government. He was re-elected to the office for the sixth time in March 2018, after the ruling coalition between the Congress and Secularists won the majority of the seats in the general elections. He continued to serve in office, until the constitutional coup of May 2018.
(4) Tanishkaa-patranabihs.jpg Tanishkaa Patranabish
(2004 - )
13 May 2018 11 September 2018 121 days None Secularists
(Unity)
Tanishkaa III Dhrubajyoti Roy
Tanishkaa Patranabish became the head of government for the third time on 13 May 2018 following the constitutional coup of 2018 under the leadership of Dhrubajyoti Roy who assumed the title and power of the head of state as the Supreme Leader. She was named the President of the Council of Ministers.
(2) Dhrubajyoti Roy - Official Photo 1.jpg Dhrubajyoti Roy
(2002 - )
11 September 2018 7 January 2019 118 days None Congress (S) Roy VII Self
Following the direction of the Supreme Court declaring the government installed by the constitutional coup as an illegitimate government; Dhrubajyoti Roy was constitutionally declared appointed as the first Executive President by the Congress-dominated parliament. As the executive head of state of the nation, he also served as the head of government. However, he appointed his deputy, Anoushkaa Patranabish as the Chairperson of the council of ministers in order to look after the administration of the council of ministers. Following the 2018 Presidential election, which also elected the parliament, he re-established the position of the Prime Minister in order to nominate his defeated rival and former colleague Tanishkaa Patranabish.
(4) Tanishkaa-patranabihs.jpg Tanishkaa Patranabish
(2004 - )
7 January 2019 3 March 2020 1 year, 56 days 2018 II Secularists Tanishkaa IV Dhrubajyoti Roy
2019 Congress (S) Tanishkaa V
Tanishkaa Patranabish became the Prime Minister for the fourth time after a comprise with her rival Dhrubajyoti Roy who defeated her in the presidential election of 25 November 2018. Upon his victory in the election, he re-established the position of the Prime Minister and appointed her to the position, however she remained a ceremonial figure until the introduction of the semi-presidential system in March 2019 by the report of the committee appointed under Bishnu Chetry. In her first tenure (January-March 2019), she inducted former President and Prime Minister Sarala Baishya as a cabinet minister which caused rift and it ended with the exist of her and her party colleagues from the government in March 2019 compelling the Prime Minister to advise the President to dissolved the parliament and call for fresh elections. Prior to the election, the Secular Party merged with the Friends Societal Congress and the party won the majority of the seats in the parliament.
C1 DSCN5411-2 (2).jpg Anoushkaa Patranabish
(2010 - )
(caretaker)
3 March 2020 22 March 2020 19 days None Congress Anoushkaa I Dhrubajyoti Roy
Anoushkaa Patranabish became the Prime Minister for the first time on an caretaker basis on 3 March 2020 after the election commission's direction that the incumbent Prime Minister shall quit before the elections and that a caretaker government be installed under the full advice and direction of the President. She continued to serve as the caretaker Prime Minister until the re-election of Tanishkaa Patranabish as the Prime Minister on 22 March 2020.
(4) DSCN5411-2 (1).jpg Tanishkaa Patranabish
(2004 - )
22 March 2020 7 June 2020 77 days 2020 Congress Tanishkaa VI Dhrubajyoti Roy
Tanishkaa VII Self
Tanishkaa Patranabish became the head of government for the sixth term following her victory in the general election of March 2020, defeating Vice-President Sarala Baishya. However, following the sudden resignation of incumbent Dhrubajyoti Roy as the President of the nation and that of the National Leader, she was approved to become the next National Leader, and thereby the next President of the nation by the Council of State of 3 May 2020 and that a presidential system of government be established at the centre. Thereby, she became the executive head of state and head of government of the nation.
5 DSCN5411-2 (2).jpg Princess Anoushkaa
(2010 - )
8 June 2020 28 January 2021 234 days None Congress Anoushkaa II Tanishkaa Patranabish
Dhrubajyoti Roy
Princess Anoushkaa became the Prime Minister on 8 June 2020, following the establishment of the monarchy in the nation. She continued to serve in office till 28 January 2021 when the election notification became valid and a caretaker government was appointed.
A2 Abhiraj Kar.jpg Prince Abhiraj
(2006 - )
(acting)
20 August 2020 31 August 2020 11 days None Congress Anoushkaa II Dhrubajyoti Roy
Deputy Prime Minister Prince Abhiraj served as Acting Prime Minister of Vishwamitra between 20 August and 31 August 2020 during the period of absence of Prime Minister Princess Anoushkaa. It was under him that the installation ceremony of Dhrubajyoti Roy as the Rashtradhyaksh on 23 August 2020.
C2 Gheorghe Stefan Marius Portrait.png Gheorghe Ștefan Marius,
1st Duke of Entrosinhos

(2004 - )
(caretaker)
28 January 2021 1 March 2021 32 days None Independent Gheorghe Dhrubajyoti Roy
Gheorghe Ștefan Marius became the second caretaker Prime Minister of the nation on 28 January 2021, thereby making him the first non-resident to assume a top position in the nation. He had earlier served as the Foreign Minister under Prime Minister Princess Anoushkaa between 3 October 2020 and 27 January 2021. He resigned on 1 March 2020 following the outcome of the 2021 Vishwamitran general election.
A3 Casper (AI-Generated Portrait, 22 Capricornus 12020).png Casper Naverović,
1st Count of Ayndo

(2004 - )
(acting)
1 March 2021 Incumbent 6 days 2021 Independent None Dhrubajyoti Roy
Casper Naverović was appointed as the acting Prime Minister on 1 March 2021 following the resignation of caretaker Prime Minister Gheorghe Ștefan Marius in order to fill the office until a permanent appointment is made.
6 Gheorghe Stefan Marius Portrait.png Gheorghe Ștefan Marius,
1st Duke of Entrosinhos

(2004 - )
6 March 2021 Incumbent 1 day 2021 Congress
(alliance)
Gheorghe II Dhrubajyoti Roy
Gheorghe Ștefan Marius became the prime minister for the second time on 6 March 2021, following the National People's Congress's victory in the 2021 Vishwamitran general election.

Time in office

Below is the list of Prime Ministers by total time in office:

  1. Dhrubajyoti Roy - 2280 days
  2. Tanishkaa Patranabish - 1079 days
  3. Arnisha Phatowali - 991 days
  4. Sarala Baishya - 431 days
  5. Anoushkaa Patranabish - 253 days
  6. Gheorghe Ștefan Marius - 32 days
  7. Abhiraj Kar - 11 days
  8. Casper Naverović - 5 days

Timeline

Records and firsts