Narendra Modi, an Indian Politician and the 14th Prime Minister of India.
NARENDRA MODI WIKI
|Full Name||Narendra Damodardas Modi|
|Date of Birth||17 September 1950 (Sunday)|
|Age (as in 2020)||70 Years Old|
|Birth Place||Vadnagar, Bombay State (Now, Gujarat), India|
|Home town||Vadnagar, Gujarat, India|
|Parents/Father||Late Damodardas Mulchand Modi (died of Bone Cancer in a Year-1989)|
|Brothe||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|
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|Political Party||Political Party|
|Political Journey||1), In 1985, he joined BJP.|
2), In 1988, BJP elected him Organizing Secretary of Party’s Gujarat Unit.
3), In November 1995, he was elected National Secretary of BJP.
4), In May 1998, he became the General Secretary of BJP.
5), On 3 October 2001, he became the
Chief Minister of Gujarat for the 1st time and
retained the post till 2014.
6), He was appointed to BJP Parliamentary Board on 31 March 2013.
7), He won the 2014 Lok Sabha elections from the Varanasi Constituency by a massive margin of 3,71,784 votes.
8), On 26 May 2014, he has appointed the 14th Prime Minister of India.
9), He won the 2019 Lok Sabha elections from the Varanasi constituency by a margin of 4,79,505 votes; larger than the previous margin in the 2014 General Elections.
10), On 30 May 2019, he took the oath as the 15th Prime Minister of India.”
|Awards, Honours |
|2007: Named the Best Chief Minister in a nationwide survey by India Nowadays|
2012: Appeared on the covers of the Asian edition of Time Magazine
2014: Awarded Indian of the Year by CNN-IBN news network; also, Forbes Magazine ranked him the 15th-Most-Powerful Person in the World
2015: Bloomberg Markets Magazine ranked him the 13th-Most-Influential Person in the World; also, named one of Time’s “30 Most Influential People on the Internet” as the second-most-followed politician on Twitter and Facebook
2014 & 2016: Declared winner of the Time magazine reader’s poll for Person of the Year
2016: On 3rd April, honoured with Order of Abdulaziz Al Saud; the highest civilian honour of Saudi Arabia
2016: On 4th June, honoured with State Order of Ghazi Amir Amanullah Khan; the highest civilian honour off Afghanistan
2014, 2015, and 2017: Named one of Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the World
2015, 2016, & 2018: Forbes Magazine ranked him the 9th-Most-Powerful Person in the World 2018
1), On 10th February, honoured with Grand Collar of the State of Palestine; the highest civilian honour of Palestine for foreign dignitaries
2), On 27th September, awarded the Champions of the Earth Award; the UN’s highest environmental honour, also given by five other individuals and organisations, for his leadership of the International Solar Alliance &pledge to eliminate single-use plastic by 2022
3), On 24 October, conferred with the Seoul Peace Prize for 2018 for his contribution to international cooperation and fostering global economic growth.
4), On 22 February, he received the prestigious Seoul Peace Prize for in Year-2018 5), On 4 April, he has conferred with Zayed Medal, UAE’s highest civilian award, for giving “a big boo st” 2 the bilateral relations between both the countries
|School||Higher Secondary School, Vadnagar, Gujarat|
|College/University|| Gujarat University, Ahmedabad, India|
University of Delhi, New Delhi, India
|SSC exam from Gujarat Board in 1967|
BA in Political Science (a distance of education course from Delhi University)
MA in Political Science from
Gujarat University in a Year-1983
|Contact Number||Not Known|
|Address (permanent)||C-1, Someshwar Tenament, Ranip, Ahmedabad-382480, Gujarat|
|Address (official)||7, Lok Kalyan Marg (earlier called 7 Race Course Road), New Delhi|
|Caste/Ethnicity||OBC (Modh Ghanchi), for more information about his caste,|
|Blood Group||A (+ve)|
|Hobbies||Doing Yoga, Reading|
|Controversies||1), the biggest controversy in his career is the 2002 Gujarat Riots in which he has been |
criticized to mastermind it.
2), Teesta Setalvad held him responsible for
the murder of her husband in the
Gulbarg Society in 2002.
3), He was also held responsible for the fake
an encounter of Ishrat Jahan.
4), He has also been criticized regarding his
5), The United States denied a visa for his role in the Gujarat Riots.
6), He was criticized for tapping in the
phone-calls of a girl (a student of architecture) in the Snoopgate scandal.
7), In 2015, he was criticized for wearing a suit worth ₹10 Lakh with a monogram of his
name- Narendra Modi.
8), On 10 August 2018, the first time in the
history of the Indian Parliament, a portion of the Prime Minister’s comment was deleted from the records of the Rajya Sabha. After the election of Harivansh Narayan Singh as the Deputy Chairman of the Rajya Sabha, in his speech congratulating Harivansh, PM Modi said the election was between “two Haris.” He went on 2 take a swipe at Mr. Hariprasad (opposition’s candidate), playing with his initials.
|Marriage Date||Year 1968|
|Wife/Spouse||Jashodaben Chimanlal Modi|
|Salary (approx.)||₹160,000/ Month + Other Allowances|
|Networth (approx.)||Rs 2.5 crore (as in April 2019)|
|Car Collection||He doesn’t have any car registered to his name|
|Assets/Properties||Moveable (worth Rs 1.41 crore)|
Bank Balance– Rs 4,143 in SBI’s Gandhinagar NSCH Branch
Fixed Deposits and MOD (Multi Option Deposit Scheme)- worth ₹1,07,96,288 at the same branch
Infrastructure Bond Deposits (tax saving)- worth
₹20,000; dated 25 January 2012
National Saving Certificate (Post)- Rs 7.61 lakh
Life Insurance (LIC) Policy- Rs 1.9 lakh
Jewelry– four pieces of gold rings, weighing approximately 45 grams worth Rs 1.13 lakh; as in March 2019
Immovable (worth Rs 1.1 crore)
A 3,531 sq ft plot in Sector-1, Gandhinagar worth
Rs 1.1 crore (as in April 2019)
|Height (approx.)||In Centimeters- 170 cm|
In Meters- 1.70 m
In Feet inches- 5’ 7”
|Weight (approx.)||In Kilograms- 75 kg|
In Pounds- 165 lbs
|Shoe size||8 Inches|
NARENDRA MODI FAVORITES
|Favorite Food||Not Known|
|Favorite Song||Jyoti Kalash Chhalke” from the |
film Bhabhi Ki Chudiyan (1961)
O Pawan Veg Se Udne Wale Ghode
|Favorite Singer||Lata Mangeshkar|
|Favorite Leader(s)||Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, Swami |
|Favorite Politician(s)||Syama Prasad Mukherjee, Atal Bihari Vajpayee|
SOCIAL MEDIA ACCOUNTS
UNKNOWN FACTS ABOUT NARENDRA MODI
- Does Narendra Modi Drink Alcohol?: Yes
- Does Narendra Modi Smoke?: Not Known
- He was born into a family of an oil-pressing community, which is considered as the Other Backward Class (OBC) in India.
- In his childhood, Modi wanted to join the Indian Army and tried to get himself enrolled in a Sainik School, but due to financial constraints, he couldn’t get admission to the Sainik School.
- At the age of 17, he left his house and traveled to different parts of India.
- Young Narendra Modi often lent his hands to his father’s tea-stall at the Vadnagar Railway Station.
- When his father died of Bone Cancer in Year-1989, Narendra Modi was on Kailash Manasarovar Yatra.
- When he joined Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), he was assigned to mop the floor at the RSS Headquarter in Ahmedabad.
- He undertook a 3-month course in the United States on Image Management and Public Relations.
- He is a great follower of Swami Vivekananda.
- After Barack Obama, Narendra Modi is the 2nd most followed leader in the world on Twitter (more than 16 million followers).
- During his tenure as the Chief Minister of Gujarat, it became the world’s 2nd best State in 2010.
- He never took even a single day holiday during his 13-year tenure as the Chief Minister of Gujarat.
- Narendra Modi is considered as the most techno-savvy leader of India as he is very active on various social media platforms including Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc.