Narendra Modi-15th and current Prime minister of India

Narendra Modi biography

Narendra Damodardas Modi is the current Prime Minister of India and 15th overall. He had a clear mandate of Indian public as the BJP leader went on to win a majority in Lok Sabha elections in 2014. Narendra Modi was also the Chief Minister of Gujarat from 2001 to 2014 where his work was highly appreciated.

As the Chief Minister of Gujarat, Modi’s economic policies were highly praised but the Gujarat riots were also regarded as the worst administration failure which resulted in mass killings of Muslims in the state in 2002. A strong leader and a member of RSS, Modi is still a controversial figure internationally.

Narendra Modi during his days as pracharak in RSS - Mythical India
Narendra Modi during his days as pracharak in RSS

Narendra Modi family

Modi was born on 17th September to Damodardas Mulchand and Heeraben Modi. In accordance to traditions, Modi’s marriage was engaged Jashodaben Narendrabhai Modi at the age of 13 and eventually married her when he was 18. But, the two spent little time together when Modi began his travels to Hindu ashrams. Modi later joined the puritan RSS as a ‘pracharak’. Modi kept his marriage a secret for most of his life only to acknowledge it while filing nominations for 2014 general elections.

Modi's family in Gujarat, his mother Heeraben Modi - Mythical India
Modi’s family in Gujarat

Narendra Modi as Prime minister

As the prime minister of India, Narendra Modi has commanded the respect of Indian public. He is undoubtedly the most respected politician currently. His promises of development and economic liberalization have paid off and India’s GDP is growing at a decent pace despite a gloomy trade scenario elsewhere. Under his leadership, India has witnesses highest ever FDI inflow and India being regarded as the torchbearer in this global economic downturn.

Narendra modi's international travels have created an uproar and several people have questioned it - Mythical India
Narendra Modi on an International travel

Modi in news

Since the day of taking office as India’s PM, Modi has remained in news. The news ranges from his work habits, international visits, financial inclusion schemes etc. Meanwhile, he has also been criticized for not putting a leash on the party members who speak out of turn on certain sensitive issues like nationalism.

Narendra modi on the covers of the coveted Time magazine - Mythical India

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