Narendra Modi (born 17 September 1950) is an Indian Politician, 14th Prime Minister of India, and BJP leader from Vadnagar, Gujarat, India. His politic party is Bhartiya Janta Partry (BJP).
He is also a member of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh. Modi holds the position of chief minister of Gujarat for 14 years from 2001 to 2014. He wins the seat of prime minister two times with the full majority after Dr. Manmohan Singh.
View this post on Instagram
India- where you find lush green forests, diverse wildlife, beautiful mountains and mighty rivers. Watching this programme will make you want to visit different parts of India and add to discourse of environmental conservation. Thanks @beargrylls for coming here! @discoverychannelin
Childhood, Parents, Siblings & Caste
Prime Minister, Narendra Damodardas Modi on Sunday, September 17, 1950, in Vadnagar, Gujarat, India. As in 2019, his age is 69 years old. He belongs to an OBC caste in the Modh Ghanchi category.
His father “Late Damodardas Mulchand Modi” was running a tea stall at the railway station. His dad died in 1989 due to born cancer. Modi’s mother “Heeraben Modi” is a homemaker.
There are 6 siblings in his family including him. He is the third son of his parents. His two elder brothers “Soma Modi” was the officer of the health department and “Amrut Modi” is the operator of Lathe Machines.
His younger brother “Prahlad Modi” is an entrepreneur and “Pankaj Modi” holds the position of clerk in the information department.
Narendra Modi has a younger sister named “Vasantiben Hasmukhlal Modi”. He is hardworking from childhood. Although, he helped his dad to sell tea at the railway station.
His financial condition was not good that’s why he used to work along with studies to run the household expenses.
Education, Highest Qualification & Degree
He completed his schooling from Higher Secondary School in Vadnagar, Gujarat. He did his graduation in the field of B.A in Political science from Distance education from the University of Delhi.
After that, he joined Gujarat University in Ahmedabad for completing his Master’s degree in Political Science. Modi also cracked the SSC exam from Gujarat Board. He is interested in politics from childhood.
Body Measurements, Height, Weight & More
The 69-year-old man still looks young and full of energy. Indian PM, Narendra Modi’s listed height is 5 ft 7 in (1.7 m) tall. He prefers meditation and yoga other than gyming. He said that meditation makes the body fit and healthy and also keeps the mind cool.
Modi also posted a video on social media while doing yoga and meditation. He maintained his body weight around 65 kilograms (in pounds 143 lbs). He follows a purely vegetarian diet. He has big black eyes and white hair. There are no tattoos on his body.
Personal Life, Spouse Jashodaben Narendrabhai Modi & Children
He got married at a very young age. In 1968, Narendra Modi tied the knot with his wife named “Jashodaben Narendrabhai Modi (aka Jashodaben Chimanlal Modi)”. The couple has no children yet. He spends less time with his spouse because of his busy schedule.
In 1989, his dad died because of bone cancer. After the death of his dad, he was broke totally and went to Kailash yatra to forget the shock of his dad’s death. He made so many efforts in his life. He joined the RSS in his college days.
Political Career, Wealth, House & Net worth
Modi starts his political career from the year 1975. He joined Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) from high school days. He got the position of a general secretary of Gujarat Lok Sangharsh Samiti at the time of “Emergency” in Gujarat declared by Indra Gandhi.
In 1985, he chooses to become a member of BJP and the same year he joined the Bhartiya Janta Party.
He was declared Organizing Secretary of BJP Gujarat unit, after working for 3 years in 1988. In the year 1995, he was standing in the election for National Secretary of BJP. after that, in 1998, he holds the position of General Secretary of BJP.
On 3 October 2001, he became the Chief Minister of Gujarat. He handled the seat of CM till 2014. After that on 31 March 2013, he became a member of the BJP Parliamentary Board.
In 2014, he won the Lok Sabha elections with more than 3 lakh votes. Indian PM, Narendra Modi accumulated Net worth is around Rs. 3.5 crore Indian Rupees (as in 2020). He earned the monthly salary of Rs 1, 60,000 with allowance, on the post of Prime Minister.
Some Interesting Facts About Narendra Modi
|Real Full Birth Name||Narendra Damodardas Modi.|
|Nickname||Narendra Modi & NaMo.|
|Profession||Politician and Prime Minister.|
|Famous as||15th Prime Minister of India.|
|Age (As of 2019)||69 years old.|
|Date of Birth||17 September 1950.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||Vadnagar, Gujarat, India.|
|Caste||Modh Ghanchi (OBC).|
|Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)||Straight.|
|House Location||C-1, Someshwar Tenament, Ranip, Ahmedabad-382480, Gujarat, India.
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 5' 7".
Centimeters: 170 cm.
Meters: 1.7 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 65 Kg.
Pounds: 143 lbs.
|Shoe Size (UK)||8.|
|Parents||Father: Late Damodardas Mulchand Modi.
Mother: Heeraben Modi.
|Siblings||Brothers: Soma Modi, Amrut Modi, Prahlad Modi, and Pankaj Modi.
Sister: Vasantiben Hasmukhlal Modi.
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Wife||Jashodaben Chimanlal Modi.|
|Social media||Instagram: @narendramodi (33.9 million + followers).
Twitter: @narendramodi (52.9 million + followers).
YouTube: Self-titled (4.26 m+ subscribers).
|Highest Qualification||Post Graduate.|
|School||Higher Secondary School, Vadnagar, Gujarat.|
|Alma Mater||1. Gujarat University, Ahmedabad, India.
2. University of Delhi, New Delhi, India.
|Net worth (approx.)||INR 3.5 crore (as in 2020).|
India’s Prime Minister Journey
He became the Prime Minister of India twice. In the year 2013, BJP entered his name as a candidate for PM election. People give him huge votes and on 26 May 2014, he was appointed as the 14th Prime Minister of India.
He does so many welfare works for India. That’s why in the 2019 PM election, he wins the seat of Prime Minister again. He is doing great work to raise the Indian economy. In January 2020, he is the current PM of India.
Demonetisation, Surgical Strike & Statue of Unity
After becoming the PM of India. He did so many welfare works for the economy. On 8 November 2016, he announced on national television that the old notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 were banned.
He took this step to stop the black money in the economy. Many people faced so many problems to exchange the notes. The government of India gave the time of one and a half months to deposit the old notes in Banks from 8 November 2016 to 31 December 2016.
How many times did India offer to befriend Pakistan but Pakistan was not going to accept and tries to attack India.
That’s why on 29 September 2016, PM Modi gave the order to do a surgical strike on Pakistan. Indian army targeted the Azad Kashmir and kill 50 terrorists. In February 2019, he ordered to do an airstrike against the Pakistani terrorist camp.
On 31 October 2018, PM Modi inaugurated the “Statue of Unity”. This is the statue of Independent activist “Sardaar Vallabhbhai Patel”. The statue is situated in Gujarat, India.
It is the tallest statue in the world with a height of 597 feet (182 meters). The project of making statue was declared in 2010 but started to begin in 2013.
- When he was 17 years old, he left the house to travel to different places.
- He spent 3 months in the United States for completing his course in Image Management and Public Relations.
- He is an ardent follower of Swami Vivekanand.
- Brack Obama is his good friend.
- He started the Swach Bharat Abhiyaan.
- He provides the faculty of toilets in villages.
- Madame Tussaud Wax Museum in London made his wax statue in 2016.
- 14th Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi has also appeared in the Discovery TV show “Man Vs Wild” with Bear Grylls.
- His aim to make India digitalize.
- He has the holder of three social media accounts with huge popularity.