Narendra Modi

Quick Facts:

Birthday: 17th September, 1950

Father’s name: Damodardas Mulchand Modi

Mother’s name: Hiraben Modi

Spouse(s): Jashodaben Chimanlal

Born In: Vadnagar, Mehsana, Gujarat

Nationality: Indian


Narendra Modi is a renowned politician and currently the fourteenth Prime Minister of India. He has been representing the Prime Minister of India since 2014. He served as Gujarat's chief minister for thirteen years before becoming the Prime Minister of India. Narendra Modi is the only Prime Minister after Ex-Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee who has been elected as the Prime Minister of India by a single vote.

Childhood Life:

Narendra Damodardas Modi was born on September 17, 1950, in an ordinary family in Vadnagar, Gujarat. His father's name was Damodardas Murlichand Modi, who was a tea seller by profession and his mother Hiraben Modi was a housewife. Narendra Modi is the third of his parents' six children. Due to poverty, he used to sell tea with his father at Vadnagar railway station.

Student Life: 

In 1967, he passed his high school from a school in Vadnagar. At the age of eight, he discovered the RSS or the State Volunteer Association. He too joined here and was met by a man named Lakshman Inamdar, who appointed him as its servant. He graduated from the Open Learning School in Delhi in 1978 with a degree in political science.

Marital Life:

Modi was married to Jashodaben Chimanlal at an early age. But they did not live together for long. It is also said that they were never married. He confessed Jashodaben as his wife during the election in 2014.

Political Life:

In 1975, when Prime Minister Indira Gandhi declared a state of emergency, Modi was appointed as the editor of the 'Gujarat Lok Sabha Samiti'. As a result, he had to travel around various places in disguise. He helped the BJP in campaigning in the municipal elections by 1986 and after helping the BJP, his mind was drawn to being a political leader. Then in 1987 he was elected as the editor of the BJP team. 

In 1990, he was appointed a member of the BJP's National Election Committee. He then established a school in collaboration with Shankar Singh Vaghela, BJP MP from Gujarat. After that, in 1999, Modi had participated in the Gujarat Assembly elections for the BJP. He won in this vote. After the victory, he was appointed the national secretary of the BJP and took over the party affairs of Haryana and Himachal Pradesh, including Delhi. He took over as Gujarat Chief Minister, winning the elections in 2001. 

The following year, riots broke out in the state of Gujarat, causing many ordinary people to die. Modi blamed the Muslim people for the riots, saying it was a terrorist attack. The day after the tragic incident, the strike called and the people of Gujarat became Muslim haters. Modi tried to fulfill the damage caused by the riots. But the riots case went to court, centered on the complexity of Modi's involvement in the riots, but Modi was acquitted for lack of evidence. 

Then there was the election of 2014. For the second time, Modi again sworn in as Chief Minister after winning a huge vote. Thus, after serving as Chief Minister of Gujarat for a long thirteen years, the best moment of his life finally came. He was elected as the Prime Minister of India by winning the Lok Sabha by a huge margin. He was sworn in as Prime Minister on May 25 this year and took over the Indian government. In the first year of his rule, his goal was to investigate all domestic and foreign companies. He then repealed almost 120 such laws, which were completely obsolete. He started the 'Digital India' project to improve various government services. Through this project, he focused on improving the production of electric commodities, increasing literacy rate, speeding internet access, providing free LPG to the residents of the village. 

In order to improve the economic sector, he expanded his foreign investment policies, and even promoted foreign investment in defense and railways. Encouraging foreign goods to be spelled as Indian products. In the first year of his rule, the GDP stood at 12.5%. The expenditure on health and family welfare is reduced by about 15% and the budget for education programs is reduced by 22%. Also sitting in the first cabinet meeting, he decided to investigate black money. As a result, to cancel the use of black money, cancel the old 500 and 1000 rupee notes and launch new notes. In 2018, he had launched the 'Ayusman Bharat Yojana' project. He started campaigning for a 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan' from which he was still active. Through this project, he landed in the countryside for the purpose of creating free toilets in the countryside, so that ordinary people are not allowed to leave the stool, urine. 

From his swearing-in, he emphasized foreign policy, and on his swearing-in he invited the prime ministers of all countries. He was the only Prime Minister in India's history to do so. To make this policy more effective, he traveled to different countries and attended various conferences and signed agreements. He was again elected as prime minister for the second time, winning by a single majority.


  • In 2007, he was named with ‘Best Chief Minister’.
  • In 2014, he was awarded with ‘Indian of the Year’and ‘100 Most Influential People in the World’.
  • In 2015 and 2017 he was named with ‘100 Most Influential People in the World’.
  • In 2015, he was ranked in Fortune Magazine’s annual list of the ‘World’s Greatest Leader’and ’30 Most Followed Politician on Social Media’.
  • In 2018, he received UN’s highest environmental award ‘Champions of the Earth’.
  • In 2018, he was conferred the ‘Seoul Peace Prize’. 


  • In 2016, he was honoured with The highest honour of Saudi Arabia.
  • In 2016, he was honoured with The highest civilian honour of Palestine.
  • In 2019, he was honoured with The highest civilian honour of the United Arab Emirates.
  • In 2019, he was honoured with The highest civilian honour of Russia.
  • In 2019, he was honoured with The highest honour of the Maldives awarded to foreign dignitaries.
  • In 2019, he was honoured with The third highest civilian honour of Bahrain.

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