Narendra Damodardas Modi
|DOB||Sep 17, 1950|
|Place of Birth||Vadnagar, Mehsana, Gujarat|
|Education Qualifications||Did his schooling from Vadnagar. According to his teachers, he was an average student but had great interest in debates.|
|Achievements||Modi is the major force behind Gujarat’s position as a global brand and a great industrial destination.|
Narendra Modi Biography
Narendra Modi is an Indian politician who is leading the Bharatiya Janta Party. He is currently the chief minister of India. He is the prime ministerial candidate of NDA, which is an alliance party of BJP. He has done well while campaigning for his party in the state of Gujarat in the years 1995 and 1998. He is the chief minister to have the record of serving the state for the longest term. He is currently in his fourth consecutive year as the chief minister of India.
Personal life of Narendra Modi
Narendra Modi was born on 17th september, 1950 to a family of grocers in Vadnagar town of Mehsana. They were six siblings and he had tough time completing his schooling. Because of poor financial condiitions, he along with his brother ran a tea stall near a bus stand in Ahmedabad. He is a post graduate in Political Science and was the Pracharak of RSS from his college days. In 1990, he completed a three month course on Public Relations and Image management while he was working as the spokesperson of BJP in New Delhi.
Modi’s entry into politics.
Modi always had a tendency to serve people from the young age. During the Indo-pak war in 1962, he served the soldiers at the railway station. He helped the people during the floods of 1967. He became a RSS pracharak and went to Nagpur to get proper training which was compulsory for any RSS activist. He was one of the finest political organizer from the young age. He distributed pamphlets during the time of emergency to express the protest and concern of RSS against the government. In 1987, he was introduced as a political leader of BJP by the Sangh Parivar. He became popular after he organized the Ekta Yatra for Murli Manohar Joshi. Read also Senators Visit Home Districts
Modi’s Political Journey
- In 1988, he became the General Secretary of BJP in Gujarat.
- He was recognized for his planning for campaigning for the party in 1995 and 1998 elections.
- In 1995, Modi was made the party secretary at the national level.
- He was acknowledged for improving the image and infrastructure of the party in all the states.
- Modi was made the general secretary of the party from 1998 – 2001.
- Modi became the chief minister of Gujarat for the first time in 2001.
- Achievements of Narendra Modi as CM of Gujarat
- Being the chief minister of Gujarat, he gave importance to privatization which was criticized by a RSS member Aditi Phadnis.
- Modi gave importance to economic development as a result Gujarat became the place of investment.
- He built technology and financial parks in the state.
- A large amount of deal was made in the field of real estate during the Vibrant Summit 2007.
- Crop production increased in the Saurashtra and Kachchh by introducing under water irrigation for the crops. The agricultural growth rate of Gujarat increased 9.6% during the years 2001-2007 and the Compound Annual Growth rate has increased to 10.97% which is considered as highest compared to other states.
- He organized the Sadbhavna Mission in 2011 to reach out to the Muslim community in the state.
Candidate competing Narendra Modi from Varanasi Parliamentary Constituency in Uttar Pradesh
|Candidate Name||Political Party||Symbol|
|Vijay Prakash Jaiswal||BSP|
|Surendra Singh Patel||SP|
Candidate competing Narendra Modi from Vadodara Parliamentary Constituency in Gujarat
|Candidate Name||Political Party||Symbol|
Awards won by Narendra Modi
- Narendra Modi was conferred with the Gujarat Ratna award on the hundredth birthday celebration of Shri Poona Gujarati Bandhu Samaj.
- He was awarded ‘the e-Ratna award’ by the computer society of India.
- He was honored as the Asian Winner of the FDi Personality of the Year Award by the FDi magazine in 2009.
- He was declared as the best chief minister in the nationwide survey conducted by India Today in 2006.
- He was featured on the cover page of the Asian edition of Time magazine in 2012. He is one of the few Indian politicians to come on the cover page of Time magazine.
Position of Narendra Modi and his opposing Candidates from Parliamentary Constituency of Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh
Table describes the status of Narendra Modi and his opposing candidates from Varanasi lok sabha seat with their party names and symbols along with the votes secured by each candidate.
|Candidate Name||Political Party||Symbol||Status||votes|
|Arvind Kejriwal||AAP||Runner up||209238|
|Abhimanyu Singh Patel||BMP||Lost||1644|
|Sarvesh Kumar Gupta||IND||Lost||N.A|
|Hemant Kumar Yadav||Indian National League||Lost||1202|
|Shiv Kumar Shah||IND||Lost||N.A|
|Shivhari Agarwal||Bharat Nirman Party||Lost||2000|
|Ahmed Sohel Siddiqui||IND||Lost||937|
|Rajiv Kumar Mishra||IND||Lost||N.A|
|Rajesh Bharti Surya||RaAD||Lost||4327|
|Manoj Kumar Chaubey||IND||Lost||N.A|
|Devi Prasad Nand||MADP||Lost||1740|
|Vijay Prakash Jaisawal||BSP||Lost||60579|
|Arun||Bhartiya Shakti Chetna Party||Lost||3634|
|Narendra Bahadur Singh||IND||Lost||N.A|
|Satish Shankar Jayaswal||IND||Lost||N.A|
|Santosh Kumar||Rashtriya Vikas Manch Party||Lost||1434|
|Rajendra Prasad (Garib Das)||IND||Lost||N.A|
|Ram Lakhan Gupta||Jantantra Party||Lost||1376|
|Narendra Nath Dubey Adig||Jan Shakti Ekta Party||Lost||2277|
|Bachchan Prasad Yadav||IND||Lost||N.A|
|A.K. Aggarwal||Agar Jan Party||Lost||2037|
|Om Guru Charan Das Alias Vimal Kumar Singh||Sanatan Sanskriti Raksha Dal||Lost||1144|