Narendra Modi (Prime Minister) Biography

Narendra Modi

Narendra Modi (Prime Minister) Biography

Narendra Damodardas Modi ( Narendra Modi ) is an Indian politician serving as the 14th and current prime minister of India since 2014. Check about Narendra Modi political career.

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Full Name

Narendra Damodardas Modi (Narendra Modi)

Nickname NaMo
Profession Politician
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.) centimeters– 170 cm
meters– 1.70 m
feet inches– 5’ 7”
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour White
Politics
Political Party Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), In 1985, he joined BJP.
Political Journey
  • In 1987, he joined the BJP
  • He was made the general secretary of the Gujarat branch of the party in 1988.
  • In 1995, he was appointed as the Secretary of the BJP’s national unit.
  • In October, 2001, he became the Chief Minister of Gujarat and he remained at the post of CM of Gujarat for three consecutive times.
  • Narendra Modi contested 2014 Lok Sabha elections for the first time.
  • He won the election by a large margin and sworn in as the Prime Minister of India on 26 May, 2014.
Awards, Honours
  • He was named as the best Chief Minister in the country in 2007.
  • In 2009, FDI magazine honoured Narendra Modi the Asian Winner of the ‘fDi Personality of the Year’award.
  • He was featured in the cover page in TIME’s Asian edition of March 2012.
  • On Forbes magazine’s list of the ‘World’s Most Powerful People’ in 2014.
  • He ranked 9th in Forbes World’s Most Powerful People list 2018.
  • On 4 April, 2019, UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Al Nahyan has conferred on Indian PM Narendra Modi, the Zayed Medal, the highest decoration awarded to kings, presidents and heads of the states.
Personal Info
Date of Birth 17 September 1950 (Sunday)
Age (as of 2021) 71 Years
Birthplace Vadnagar, Bombay State (Now, Gujarat), India
Zodiac sign Virgo
Signature Narendra Modi signature
Nationality Indian
Hometown Vadnagar, Gujarat, India
School Higher Secondary School, Vadnagar, Gujarat
College/University • Gujarat University, Ahmedabad, India
• University of Delhi, New Delhi, India
Educational Qualification(s) • SSC exam from Gujarat Board in 1967
• BA in Political Science
• MA in Political Science from Gujarat University in 1983
Religion Hinduism
Caste OBC (Modh Ghanchi)
Blood Group A (+ve)
Food Habit Vegetarian
Address (permanent) C-1, Someshwar Tenament, Ranip, Ahmedabad-382480, Gujarat
Address (official) 7, Lok Kalyan Marg (earlier called 7 Race Course Road), New Delhi
Hobbies Doing Yoga, Reading
Relationships & More
Marital Status Married
Marriage Date Year 1968
Family
Wife/Spouse Jashodaben Chimanlal Modi
Children None
Parents
  • Father– Late Damodardas Mulchand Modi
  • Mother– Heeraben
Siblings
  • Brothers– Soma (75 Years)- Retired Officer of Health Department,
  • Amrut Modi (72)- A Lathe Machine Operator,
  • Prahlad (62)- Runs a Shop in Ahmedabad,
  • Pankaj (57)- Clerk in the Information Department in Gandhinagar
  • Sister– Vasantiben Hasmukhlal Modi
Favourites
Politician(s) Syama Prasad Mukherjee, Atal Bihari Vajpayee
Leader(s) Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, Swami Vivekananda
Singer Lata Mangeshkar
Song(s) • “Jyoti Kalash Chhalke”
• “O Pawan Veg Se Udne Wale Ghode”
Style Quotient
Car Collection He doesn’t have any car registered to his name.
Money Factor
Salary (as the Prime Minister of India) ₹160,000/ Month + Other Allowances
Net Worth (approx.) Rs 2.5 crore (as in April 2019)

Some Lesser Known Facts About Narendra Modi

  • Does Narendra Modi Smoke?: No
  • Does Narendra Modi Drink Alcohol?: No
  • In 2017, the Gallup International Association (GIA) conducted a poll and ranked Modi as third top leader of the world.
  • According to 2018 statistics he is the third most followed head of the state on Twitter and the topmost followed world leader on Facebook and Instagram.
  • On 24 February 2021, the largest cricket stadium in the world at Ahmedabad was renamed Narendra Modi Stadium by the Gujarat Cricket Association.
India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi
India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi

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