As of April 2020, Narendra Modi has made 59 foreign trips, visiting 60 countries. And made friendly relationships with most of the countries. President of USA Donald Trump call’s Modi ‘a true friend’.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi needs no introduction as his name is enough to represent his determined dynamic personality. Born as Narendra Damodardas Modi on 17 Sep 1950 in Vadnagar, Gujarat and used to sell tea with his father and later ran his stall. Modi was of age 8 when introduced to RSS.
In 1985, RSS assigned him to BJP and he held several positions within the party until 2001. Modi was appointed as Chief Minister of Gujarat in 2001 and served twelve and half years as CM of Gujarat and become second-time Prime minister of India.
Narendra Modi helped BJP to win in most of the prominent states and stood rock-solid against other political parties in most of the region of India. His journey is impressive and motivational to everyone.
Here are the 10 interesting things everyone should know about Narendra Modi :
1 . Narendra Modi served twelve and a half years as CM of Gujarat and become longest-serving CM of the state. Also, he is the first prime minister outside the Indian National Congrees to win to consecutive terms with full majority and second to complete five years in office after Atal Bihari Bajpayee.
2 . Modi does not only make news about what he says or he does but also for his appearance. Modi is brand conscious and wears brands called ‘Jade Blue’ which is an Ahmedabad based textile company.
3 . Narendra Modi has never lost any election till now. He has a 100% success rate of winning.
4 . In 2005, The USA put a ban on Modi’s tourist visa, as he was described as contoversial leader and his association with 2002 Hindu-Muslim riots in Gujarat.
Later in 2014, after becoming Prime Minister of India, USA govt. invited Modi to United States. There he met with former President Barak Obama. It was the first trip of Narendra Modi to the Washington.
Howdy Modi event in Houston, Texas on 22 Sep 2019 was the biggest event for an invited foreign leader in the United States other than the Pope. The event was attended by 50,000 people and many American politicians.
5 . Modi has completed Political Science degree from Delhi University in 1978 and completed Masters work at Gujarat university in 1983.
6 . In the year 2010, when Narendra Modi was the Chief Minister of Gujarat, United Nations awarded Gujarat as the 2nd best state in the world.
7 . Modi has written a book ‘Sangharsh ma Gujarat’. He is very fond of writing poems and photography. He has also authored another 8 books, mostly contains short stories for children.
8 . When Modi was in RSS his first job was to clean the floor at the RSS headquarter in Ahmedabad. He also served as a volunteer to the Indian Army at the railway stations during Indo-Pak war of 1965.
9 . As of April 2020, Narendra Modi has made 59 foreign trips, visiting 60 countries. And made friendly relationships with most of the countries. President of USA Donald Trump call’s Modi ‘a true friend’.
10 . Prime Minister Narendra Modi is a vegetarian and teetotaler. He has a lavish lifestyle and is a workoholic. Seven Countries has given Modi State honour including Saudi Arabia, Afganistan, Palestine, United Arab Emirates, Russia, Maldives and Behrain.