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Biography of Narendra Damodardas Modi: India’s 14th and Current Prime Minister

Narendra Damodardas Modi serves as India’s 14th and current Prime Minister, assuming office in 2014 after an impressive victory by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Notably, Modi’s political journey has been marked by remarkable firsts. He became the Chief Minister of Gujarat as a first-time Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) and later went on to become India’s Prime Minister as a first-time Member of Parliament (MP). Under his leadership, the BJP achieved a majority in the Lok Sabha in 2014, a feat not accomplished since 1984.

Born into a Gujarati family in Vadnagar, Modi’s early life was characterized by humble beginnings. He assisted his father in selling tea and eventually set up his own tea-stall, according to reports. Modi’s introduction to the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) at the tender age of 8 marked the beginning of a long association with the organization. Subsequently, he became associated with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in 1985.

Narendra Modi’s journey as a politician further advanced when he assumed the office of Chief Minister of Gujarat in 2001, a position he held until 2014. Following this, he contested the Lok Sabha elections and ascended to the Prime Minister’s position in India. In 2019, he was sworn in as Prime Minister for a second term.

Throughout his tenure as Prime Minister, Narendra Modi has been a significant figure, leaving a lasting impact on Indian politics and policy-making.

Full NameNarendra Modi
Date of Birth 17 Sep 1950 (Age 72)
Place of BirthVadnagar, Mehsana (Gujarat)
Party nameBharatiya Janta Party
EducationPost Graduate
Profession   Social Worker, Political Activity
Father’s NameDamodardas Mulchanddas Modi
Mother’s Name Smt. Hiraben Damodardas Modi 
Spouse’s NameSpouse’s Profession Housewife Religion Hindu Caste O Smt. Jashodaben Modi
Religion Hindu
 CasteOther Backward Class
 Website http://www.narendramod
Social Handles

Education Qualification of Narendra Modi

Narendra Modi pursued his higher secondary education from Vadnagar in 1967. Later, he earned M.A. degree in Entire Political Science from Delhi University.

Interesting Facts about Narendra Modi

As a child, Modi not only supported his family but also extended his help to Indian Army soldiers. During the Indo-Pakistan War of 1965, he would rush to serve hot masala chai to the soldiers when the train arrived at the local railway station. Additionally, during his school days, PM Modi actively participated in several plays. At the age of just 13 or 14, he acted in a play to raise funds for repairing a broken wall in his hometown school. In his adolescence, PM Modi was inspired by the growing gipsy culture and embarked on a two-year journey, traveling across India, visiting various religious centers. He returned to Gujarat after this transformative experience.

Narendra Modi’s Political Timeline:

2019: Narendra Modi secured another five-year term as Indian Prime Minister after winning a landslide victory in the general elections.

2014: Modi was elected as the 14th and current Prime Minister of India and took the oath of office on 26th May 2014. Notably, he became the first Prime Minister born after India’s independence.

2012: Re-elected from Maninagar, Modi began his fourth term as Chief Minister of Gujarat. However, he later resigned from the assembly in 2014.

2007: Modi’s third term as Chief Minister started on 23rd December 2007 and concluded on 20th December 2012. He won again from Maninagar, defeating Dinsha Patel of Congress.

2002: Elected from Maninagar, Modi won the assembly election and retained his position as Chief Minister of Gujarat for a second term.

2001: Narendra Modi was sworn in as Chief Minister of Gujarat after replacing Keshubhai Patel due to the latter’s failing health.

1995: Modi was elected as BJP national secretary and transferred to New Delhi. He headed election campaigns in Haryana and Himachal Pradesh before being promoted to BJP general secretary (organisation) in 1996.

1990: Modi actively participated in organising L. K. Advani’s 1990 Ram Rath Yatra and Murli Manohar Joshi’s Ekta Yatra in 1991-92.

1987: Elected as organising secretary of the BJP’s Gujarat unit and later became the president of the BJP after L. K. Advani.

1986: Modi’s association with RSS led to important positions within the BJP after RSS members were strategically placed in the party.

1985: Narendra Modi was assigned to the BJP by RSS and played a crucial role in organising the BJP’s successful campaign in the Ahmedabad municipal election.

1979: He joined the RSS in Delhi and contributed to research and writing on the RSS’s version of the history of the Emergency.

1978: Modi became an RSS sambhag pracharak and was involved in RSS activities in Surat and Vadodara.

1975: During the Emergency, Modi was appointed as general secretary of the “Gujarat Lok Sangharsh Samiti” by RSS, and he went underground to avoid arrest while actively opposing the government.

Narendra Modi’s Early Life:

In 1967, he completed his higher secondary education in Vadnagar. However, due to family tension, he left home and embarked on a two-year journey, traveling across Northern and North-eastern India.

During his childhood in the 1960s, Modi actively assisted his father in selling tea at the Vadnagar railway station. Subsequently, he and his brother ran a tea stall near a bus stand.

Narendra Modi’s Notable Achievements:

  • Voted as the Best Chief Minister in a nationwide survey by India Today in 2007.
  • Featured on the cover of the Asian edition of Time Magazine.
  • Named Indian of the Year by CNN-IBN news network in 2014.
  • Included in Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the World in 2014, 2015, and 2017.
  • Winner of Time magazine reader’s poll for Person of the Year in 2014 and 2016.
  • Ranked as the 15th-Most-Powerful Person in the World by Forbes Magazine in 2014.
  • Placed fifth on Fortune Magazine’s list of the “World’s Greatest Leaders” in 2015.
  • Recognized as the 9th-Most-Powerful Person in the World in 2015, 2016, and 2018.
  • Under his premiership, India rose to the 100th rank in the 2018 Ease of Doing Business ranking by the World Bank.
  • Awarded the Ig Nobel Prize in Medical Education in 2020, along with seven other world leaders, for his response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Conferred the Legion of Merit by President Donald Trump in December 2020 for strengthening India-United States relations.
  • The cricket stadium in Ahmedabad, the world’s largest, was renamed as Narendra Modi Stadium by the Gujarat Cricket Association in February 2021.
  • Featured in TIME Magazine’s list of 100 most influential people of 2021.
  • Acknowledged as the third “pivotal leader” of independent India after Jawaharlal Nehru and Indira Gandhi who significantly influenced the country’s politics.

These accomplishments reflect Narendra Modi’s impactful leadership and global recognition.


Narendra Modi Net Worth

Net Worth ₹2.51 CRORE ASSETS ₹2.51 CRORE

Liabilities N/A

Disclaimer: The information relating to the candidate is an archive based on the self-declared affidavit filed at the time of elections. The current status may be different. For the latest on the candidate kindly refer to the affidavit filed by the candidate with the Election Commission of India in the recent election.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs on Narendra Modi)

1.Which mobile is used by Narendra Modi?

Ans As per sources, Prime Minister Narendra uses iPhone 6 smartphone; as we all know our PM, is India’s one of the most Tech-Savvy personalities. However, due to some security reasons, the Prime Minister’s iPhone 6 is equipped with some special software.

2.What are Narendra Modi’s hobbies?

Ans Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s hobbies are – collecting branded watches, clicking photos, writing poem, staying up to date about latest tech stuffs. Moreover, Modi ji is very particular about his appearance; he has also made several headlines because of his fashion sense.

3.Was Narendra Modi a tea seller?

Ans Narendra Modi initially aided his father to sell tea at the Vadnagar railway station. After that, he ran a tea stall with his brother near a bus stand.

4.What is Narendra Modi’s caste?

AnsNarendra Modi comes from “Modh Ghanchi” caste of Gujarat, which goes under Other Backward Category.

5.Are Narendra Modi and Lalit Modi brothers?

Ans No, Narendra Modi and Lalit Modi are not from the same family background.

6. What is the name of Narendra Modi’s wife?\

Ans  Narendra Modi’s wife’s name is Jashodaben Modi, but she was estranged merely after 3 years of their wedding.

7.Who are Narendra Modi’s favorite leaders?

Ans  Narendra Modi’s favorite leaders are Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi and Swami Vivekananda.

8.What is Narendra Modi’s blood group?

Ans Narendra Modi’s blood group is A positive.

9.What is Narendra Modi’s height?

Ans Narendra Modi’s height is approx. 5’6″.

10.What is Narendra Modi’s real name?

AnsNarendra Modi’s real name is Narendra Damodardas Modi.


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