Interesting Facts About Narendra Modi

Born as the third child (out of six) to Damodardas Mulchand (father) and Heeraben Modi (mother), Narendra Damodardas Modi is the 14th Prime Minister of the world’s largest democracy, India. He is considered one of the most successful self-made leaders in the world as he belongs to an oil-pressing community who is considered as the Other Backward Community in India and has no political background in his family.

* YOUNG MODI WANTS TO JOIN ARMY
As a child Narendra Modi dreamt to serve in the Indian Army. He wanted to study in Sainik school located nearby Jamnagar but couldn’t join because there was no money to pay the fees at home.

*HE LEFT HIS HOME AT THE AGE OF 17
When most teenagers think about their career at the age of 17, Narendra Modi decided to leave home for travelling across India. This decision changed the course of his life as during his travel he came across many cultures of India and met different people. During this period he also visited the Himalayas and spent almost two years as a sanyasi with the yogic sadhus. These travels marked a lasting impression on the young Modi.

*MODI AS A TEA-SELLER
Narendra Modi’s father had a tea-stall at the Vadnagar Railway Station in Gujarat and young Narendra Modi often lent his hands in selling tea at the station. This is the most sought –after fact about Narendra Modi and he has been seen mentioning this several times in his speeches.

*NARENDRA MODI'S FIRST JOB WAS TO MOP THE FLOOR!
Surprised! But it’s true! When he joined RSS, his first job was to mop the floor at the RSS Headquarters in Ahmedabad.

*MODI WAS ENGAGED WHILE STILL A CHILD
Narendra Modi was engaged to a local girl, Jashodaben Narendrabhai Modi, while he was still a child.

*WORLD'S SECOND MOST FOLLOWED LEADER
After President Obama, Narendra Modi is the world’s most followed leader on twitter, accounting more than 12 million followers.

*FIRST PM OF INDEPENDENT INDIA
Born on 17 September 1950, Narendra Modi is the first ever Prime Minister to be born in the Independent India.

*HE NEVER TOOK HOLIDAYS
During his 13 years of tenure as the Chief Minister of Gujarat he never took even a single holiday. Such a workaholic!

*INDIA'S MOST TECHNO- SAVVY LEADER
Narendra Modi is considered as India’s most techno-savvy leader. He remains active on social media platforms including Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Instagram, Linkedin, Sound Cloud, Weibo and other forums.

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