Narendra Modi Bio : He is one of the most prominent figure of India. He is the 14th Prime Minister & 15th Prime Minister of India, He was born in 1950 and his full name is Narendra Damodar Das Modi. From a tea seller to the Prime Minister of Republic India. His political journey is really inspiration to all of us.
He is a BJP member since 1985. He was the chief minister of Gujrat from 2001 to 2014 and is the Member of Parliament for Varanasi. He is the first prime minister outside of the Indian National Congress (INC) to win two consecutive terms with a full majority, and the second one to complete five years in office after Atal Bihari Vajpayee je.
Narendra Damodardas Modi Biography/Wiki
Narendra Modi aka NaMo was born on Sunday 17 September 1950 (Age 73 Year’s as in 2023) in Vadnagar, Bombay State now Gujrat, India.
|Full Name||Narendra Damodardas Modi|
|Physical Stats & More|
|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
|Eye Colour||Black & White|
|Hair Colour||Black & White|
|Political Party||Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
|Political Journey||• In 1985, he joined BJP.
• In 1988, BJP elected him Organizing Secretary of Party’s Gujarat Unit.
• In November 1995, he was elected as a National Secretary of BJP.
• In May 1998, he became General Secretary of BJP.
• On 3rd of October 2001 till 2014, he was the Chief Minister of Gujarat.
• On 31 March 2013 he appointed as BJP Parliamentary Board Member
• In 2014, He won Lok Sabha elections from the Varanasi Constituency by a massive margin of 3,71,784 votes.
• On 26 May 2014, he become the 14th Prime Minister of Republic India.
• He won the 2019 Lok Sabha elections as well from Varanasi Constituency again by a very big margin of 4,79,505 votes; this number was larger than the previous margin in the 2014 General Elections.
• On 30 May 2019, he took the oath again as 15th Prime Minister of India.
|Awards, Honours||In 2007: Named the Best Chief Minister in a nationwide survey by India Today
2014: He Awarded as an Indian of the Year by CNN-IBN NEWS network along with this award in that same year Forbes Magazine ranked him the 15th-Most-Powerful Person in the World
2014 & 2016: Declared winner of the Time magazine reader’s poll for Person of the Year
• On 10th February, honoured with Grand Collar of the State of Palestine; the highest civilian honour of Palestine for foreign dignitaries
• On 27th September, awarded the Champions of the Earth Award; the UN’s highest environmental honour, also given to five other individuals and organisations, for his leadership of the International Solar Alliance and pledge to eliminate single-use plastic by 2022
• On 22 February, he received the prestigious Seoul Peace Prize for 2018.
|Date of Birth||17 September 1950 (Sunday) Bhadrapada Shukla Paksha, Shashthi|
|Age (as in 2023)||73 Years|
|Birthplace||Vadnagar, Bombay State (Now, Gujarat), India|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Virgo|
|Hometown||Vadnagar, Gujarat, India|
|School||Higher Secondary School, Vadnagar, Gujarat|
|College/University||• Gujarat University, Ahmadabad, Gujarat, India
• University of Delhi, New Delhi, India
|Educational Qualification(s)||• SSC exam from Gujarat Board in 1967
• BA in Political Science (a distance-education course from Delhi University)
• MA in Political Science from Gujarat University in 1983
|Caste||OBC (Modh Ghanchi),|
|Blood Group||A (+ve)|
|Food Habit||Pure Vegetarian|
|Address (permanent)||30, Shivalay Park Society Part 1, Pranami Nagar, Mahadev Nagar Tekra, Ahmedabad, Gujarat 380038|
|Address (official)||7, Lok Kalyan Marg (earlier called 7 Race Course Road), New Delhi|
|Hobbies||Yoga, Internet Surfing, Books Reading|
|Controversies||• The biggest controversy in his career is the 2002 Godhra Riots
• Another big controversies is that he always criticized regarding his marital status.
|Relationships & More|
|Marriage Date||Year 1968|
|Wife/Spouse||Jashodaben Chimanlal Modi
|Parents||Father– Late Damodardas Mulchand Modi (died of Bone Cancer in 1989)
|Siblings||Brothers– Soma (78 Years)- Retired Officer of Health Department,
Amrut Modi (75)- A Lathe Machine Operator,
Prahlad (65)- Runs a Shop in Ahmedabad,
Pankaj (60)- Clerk in the Information Department in Gandhinagar
Sister– Vasantiben Hasmukhlal Modi
Narasimha das modi (72)- Work in a Petrol Pump
|Assets/Properties||Move-able (worth Rs 1,28,50,498)
Bank Balance– Rs 11,29,690 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
Jewellery– 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)
|Salary (as the Prime Minister of India)||?1,60,000/ Per Month + Other Allowances|
|Net Worth (approx.)||Rs 2.28 crore (as in April 2019 Election)|
Who Is Narendra Modi?
Narendra Modi belongs to an Indian town of Vadnagar. He was the son of street vendor. He used to sold tea near a bust terminal. He was an average student and love to reads books that’s the reason he become a strong debater due to his books knowledge. He got married with Jashodaben Narendrabhai Modi in 1968. As a youth he entered in to Politics and Joined Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad a student wing of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and then he joined Bharatiya Janata Party in 1987 as national secretary and become The Prime Minister of India in 2014 and reelected again in 2019 as well.
Narendra Modi Early Political Career
Dedicately he worked as a politician and dedicated his life into Politics of Gujarat. In 1971 he joined RSS Gujarat wing but soon during emergency declaration by Indira Gandhi he went out underground and wrote a book called Sangharsh ma Gujarat (Gujarat in Emergency), He graduated from Delhi University in 1978 with political science degree and in 1983 he completed his Master’s Degree from Gujarat University.
Controversies of Narendra Modi : Gulbarg Massacre
When he was Chief Minister of Gujarat In February 2002 a train near by in Godhara was attacked allegedly by some Muslims in a retaliation another attack happened in Muslim neighborhood of Gulbarg. Due to this some Violence spread across the Gujarat and Modi Government strictly imposed curfew all over the Gujarat and issuing order to all the Police department to shoot-to-kill. Later on this orderd was criticized by many media and other personality and people blamed that around 1000 muslim were killed in that incident along with the mass raping and mutilation of women. But after some time the Indian Supreme Court concluded there was no evidence Modi Government. He again reelected as chief minister of Gujarat in 2007 & 2012.
When he Elected Prime Minister?
Narendra Modi was elected as head of BJP’s in 2013 and In May 2014 he won Lok Sabha with vast majority of the Seat taking 282 of the 534. This was the highest majority of the seat and the main party of the Indian Politics Congress got crashed due to this victory who were in this Indian politics since last 60 year. On May 26, 2014 he become the 14th Prime Minister of India.
Global Recognition of Narendra Modi
In 2016, He won TIME‘s Person of the Year. In the year 2015 he become the most influential political figures in the world in both TIME and Forbes Magazine. He is actively engaged in Social Media and always interact over there with the people of India. Not only himself he also encourage his other political member to be active on such platform which helps to directly interact with Indian Population.
Reelection and Protests
Narendra Modi again won the Lok Sabha election and sworn his second term as prime minister on May 30, 2019. Soon after that in August 2019 in a big move he revoked Article 370 with the help of Amit Shah and it was really a controversial move and he convert that state into union territory and separated Ladhak as Union Terrotory. In December he help Amit Shah to passed the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) to help religious minorities people across Pakistan, Bangladesh & Afghanistan. Again in March 2020 after all the Country were facing problem with Coronavirus he took decision to lockdown India for next 3 weeks and then 2 weeks and than again for 2 weeks as Lockdown 1, Lockdown 2 & Lockdown 3. During these Period he announced 20 Lakh Crore Package to boost Economy of India.