|Inder Kumar Gujral was born in the town of Jhelum, Western Punjab (now in Pakistan) on December 4, 1919. He was the 13th Prime Minister of India. Gujral was an active participant in the freedom struggle of India and was even imprisoned during the ‘Quit India Movement’. In 1975, he was Information and Broadcasting minister. He was also appointed ambassador of India to Russia. He resigned from the Congress Party in the mid of 1980 and got united with Janta Dal. It was a third party with socialist regional bases and learning. In the V.P. Singh’s cabinet, he has served as Minister of External Affairs. He held a number of prominent posts.