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Narendra Damodardas Modi ; born 17 September 1950) is an Indian politician serving as the 14th and current Prime Minister of India since 2014.
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Bharatiya Janata Party

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Modi is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS).
Long time Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi led it to a landslide victory in the 2014 general election.

2002 Gujarat riots

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His administration has been considered complicit in the 2002 Gujarat riots, or otherwise criticised for its handling of it, however a Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team (SIT) found no evidence to initiate prosecution proceedings.
The Chief Minister of Gujarat at that time, Narendra Modi, was accused of initiating and condoning the violence, as were police and government officials who allegedly directed the rioters and gave lists of Muslim-owned properties to them.


Engaged while still a child to Jashodaben, a girl from a family who lived close by, Modi rejected the arranged marriage at the same time he graduated from high school.
Jashodaben Narendrabhai Modi (born 1952) is an Indian teacher and the wife of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Varanasi (Lok Sabha constituency)

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He was the Chief Minister of Gujarat from 2001 to 2014, and is the Member of Parliament for Varanasi.
Its present MP, since 2014, is the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi.


Born to a Gujarati family in Vadnagar, Modi helped his father sell tea as a child and later ran his own stall.
It is the birthplace of Narendra Modi, the 14th and current Prime Minister of India.

National Democratic Alliance (India)

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In the aftermath of the violence there were widespread calls for Modi to resign as chief minister from within and outside the state, including from leaders of the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam and the Telugu Desam Party (allies in the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance coalition), and opposition parties stalled Parliament over the issue.
Also representing the alliance are L. K. Advani, former Deputy Prime Minister, who is the acting chairman of the Alliance, Narendra Modi, current Prime Minister and Leader of the House in Lok Sabha; and Arun Jaitley, Leader of the House in Rajya Sabha and Finance minister.

Indian general election, 2014

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Modi led the BJP in the 2014 general election, which gave the party a majority in the Lok Sabha, the first time a single party had achieved this since 1984.
Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi was chosen to lead the Bharatiya Janata Party's campaign after a party conclave in Goa.

Atal Bihari Vajpayee

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Although BJP leader L. K. Advani did not want to ostracise Patel and was concerned about Modi's lack of experience in government, Modi declined an offer to be Patel's deputy chief minister, telling Advani and Atal Bihari Vajpayee that he was "going to be fully responsible for Gujarat or not at all".
The administration of Narendra Modi declared in 2014 that Vajpayee's birthday, 25 December, would be marked as Good Governance Day.


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Modi became an RSS sambhag pracharak (regional organiser) in 1978, overseeing RSS activities in the areas of Surat and Vadodara, and in 1979 he went to work for the RSS in Delhi, where he was put to work researching and writing the RSS's version of the history of the Emergency.
Surat has been selected as one of twenty Indian cities to be developed as a smart city under PM Narendra Modi's flagship Smart Cities Mission.

School of Open Learning

In 1978 Modi received a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from School of Open Learning at University of Delhi, graduating with a third class.
Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India and former Chief Minister of Gujarat

Naroda Patiya massacre

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In 2012 Maya Kodnani, a minister in Modi's government from 2007 to 2009, was convicted by a lower court for participation in the Naroda Patiya massacre during the 2002 riots.
Allegations were made against the state police, state government and the chief minister Narendra Modi, citing that government authorities were involved and various police personnel played a role in the massacre: a number of eyewitnesses reported police officers favouring the mob by allegedly injuring or killing Muslims and damaging public and private property.

List of Prime Ministers of India

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Narendra Damodardas Modi ; born 17 September 1950) is an Indian politician serving as the 14th and current Prime Minister of India since 2014.
The incumbent Prime Minister of India is Narendra Modi who has headed the BJP-led NDA government since 26 May 2014 which is India's first non-Congress single party majority government.

Swearing-in ceremony of Narendra Modi

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Modi was sworn in as the Prime Minister of India on 26 May 2014 at the Rashtrapati Bhavan.
Narendra Modi, parliamentary leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party started his tenure after his swearing-in as the 15th Prime Minister of India on 26 May 2014.

Arun Jaitley

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In his first budget, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley promised to gradually reduce the budgetary deficit from 4.1 percent to 3 percent over two years, and to divest from shares in public banks.
Arun Jaitley (born 28 December 1952) is an Indian politician and legal advocate, who is a Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs under Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Lakshmanrao Inamdar

There, Modi met Lakshmanrao Inamdar, popularly known as Vakil Saheb, who inducted him as a balswayamsevak (junior cadet) for RSS and became his political mentor.
He is credited with inducting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi as an RSS balswayamsevak (junior cadet) and becoming Modi's political mentor.

Sanjiv Bhatt

In the 2012 Gujarat Legislative Assembly elections, Modi won the constituency of Maninagar by 86,373 votes over Shweta Bhatt, the INC candidate and wife of Sanjiv Bhatt.
He is known for his role in filing an affidavit in the Supreme Court of India against the Chief Minister of the Government of Gujarat, Narendra Modi, concerning Modi's alleged role in the 2002 Gujarat riots.

Smart Cities Mission

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On 25 June 2015, Modi launched a programme intended to develop 100 smart cities.
"100 Smart Cities Mission" was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 25 June 2016.

Ehsan Jafri

In response to a petition from Zakia Jafri (widow of Ehsan Jafri, who was killed in the Gulbarg Society massacre), in April 2009 the court also asked the SIT to investigate the issue of Modi's complicity in the killings.
His widow Zakia Jafri has subsequently argued that the state of Gujarat and its then Chief Minister, now the current Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, was partly responsible for the violence and for the lack of police intervention in favor of the victims at Gulbarg Society.

Pravin Togadia

Modi curtailed the influence of Sangh Parivar organisations such as the Bharatiya Kisan Sangh (BKS) and the Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP), entrenched in the state after the decline of Ahmedabad's textile industry, and dropped Gordhan Zadafia (an ally of former Sangh co-worker and VHP state chief Praveen Togadia) from his cabinet.
Togadia was an RSS swayamsevak in Ahmedabad, and a colleague of Narendra Modi.

Death of Sohrabuddin Sheikh

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His campaign included references to issues known to cause religious polarisation, including to Afzal Guru and the killing of Sohrabuddin Sheikh.
Although the target of Sheikh's plans has never been officially revealed, the impression was given to political effect that it was to have been Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi.

Swachh Bharat mission

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On 2 October 2014, Modi launched the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan ("Clean India") campaign.
The campaign was officially launched on 2 October 2014 at Rajghat, New Delhi by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Vibrant Gujarat

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He established financial and technology parks in Gujarat and during the 2007 Vibrant Gujarat summit, real-estate investment deals worth 6.6 trillion were signed.
Narendra Modi, Chief Minister, Arun Shourie, Ram Naik, Mukesh Ambani, and A C Muthaih were the other dignitaries present on the dais.

NITI Aayog

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Modi has attempted to improve efficiency in the bureaucracy, and centralised power by abolishing the planning commission and replacing it with the NITI Aayog.
On 29 May 2014, the Independent Evaluation Office submitted an assessment report to Prime Minister Narendra Modi with the recommendation to replace the Planning Commission with a "control commission."

Gujarat University

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Five years later, in 1983, he received a Master of Arts degree in political science from Gujarat University, as an external distance learning student.
Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India and former Chief Minister of Gujarat state

Gujarat University

Gujarat CollegeUniversity of Gujarat
Five years later, in 1983, he received a Master of Arts degree in political science from Gujarat University, as an external distance learning student.
Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India and former Chief Minister of Gujarat state