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Narendra Modi

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Birthday
17, 1950
Birthplace
Vadnagar, India
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthplace
Vadnagar, India

About

Became the 15th Prime Minister of India in May 2014 as a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party. He previously served as Chief Minister of the Indian state of Gujarat, becoming the longest-serving Chief Minister in Gujarat history.

Before Fame

He ran a tea stall with his brother as a teenager.

Trivia

His administration faced heavy criticism in 2002 for not adequately protecting Muslims from being massacred by Hindus in Gujarat.

Family Life

He was the third of six children born to Damodardas Mulchand Modi. He married Jashodaben Modi in 1968.

Associated With

He was urged to resign after the 2002 Gujarat violence by then-Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.