Narendra Modi

Narendra  Modi

Narendra Modi

Date of Birth : 17 September, 1950
Mini Biography
Narendra Damodardas Modi (born 17 September 1950) is the Chief Minister of the Indian state of Gujarat since 7 October 2001.He participated in the rise to political dominance of the Bharatiya Janata Party in Gujarat as its elections organiser in the early 1990s. This was the period which led to the election of the party in 1995. He became Gujarat’s Chief Minister in October 2001, promoted to the office at a time when his predecessor Keshubhai Patel had resigned, following the defeat of BJP in the by-elections.

He was re-elected in December 2002 as chief minister with 127 seats in the 182-member assembly. His term has been praised by leading industrialists and religious leaders for outstanding administration for turning Gujarat into an economic powerhouse and controlling terrorism. It has been criticised for alleged mismanagement of and complicity in the 2002 Gujarat violence.

In July 2007 he became the longest serving Chief Minister in Gujarat’s history when he had been in power for 2063 days continuously.

He was elected again for a third term on December 23, 2007 with an emphatic win in the state elections, which he had cast as a “referendum on his rule”.

Modi was born on 17 September 1950 to a middle class family in Vadnagar in Mehsana district of North Gujarat. During the Indo-Pak war in the mid sixties, even as a young boy, he volunteered to serve the soldiers in transit at railway stations. In 1967, he served the flood affected people of Gujarat. As a young man, he joined the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad, a student organization and was involved in the anti-corruption Nav Nirman (“Reconstruction”) Movement. After working as a full time organizer for the organization, he was later nominated as its representative in the Bharatiya Janata Party.He started with RSS,a socio-cultural organization with a focus on social and cultural development of India and imbibed the spirit of selflessness, social responsibility, dedication and nationalism.

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