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Let's take a look at the life of our Prime Minister, Narendra Modi.

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Narendra Modi was born on 17 September 1950 in Vadnagar, Gujarat to Damodardas Mulchand Modi and Heeraben. He was the third child of the six children born to Damodardas Mulchand Modi and Heeraben.

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As a child, Narendra Modi helped his father in selling tea at Vadnagar railway station. In his teenage years, he ran a tea stall with his brother.

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He was engaged to Jashodaben Chimanlal at the young age of 13, and he married her when he turned 18. Modi has always preferred to be silent on his marital status. However, during Lok Sabha Elections 2014, he acknowledged Jashodaben Chimanlal as his wife.

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He continued to sell tea at Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation until he got the opportunity to become a propagandist of the RSS in 1970. Meanwhile, he also completed his Master’s degree in Political Science from Gujarat University.

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After RSS, Modi joined BJP in 1985. 

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Murli Manohar Joshi's Kanyakumari-Srinagar Ekta Yatra in 1991 was one of the rallies which brought Modi to prominence. He became the organising secretary of BJP's Gujarat unit in 1988 and entered mainstream politics.

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Modi kept on moving ahead as far as his position was concerned, and there came the opportunity when he was chosen to be the Chief Minister of Gujarat. On 7 October 2001, he was appointed as the Chief Minister of Gujarat. He has been the longest serving Chief Minister of Gujarat.

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Narendra Modi is very particular about his public image. He is known to dress well. Interestingly, Modi has taken a three-month course in Public Relations and Image Management.

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Narendra Modi is popular on social media. He is the second-most followed politician after Shashi Tharoor.

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Swami Vivekananda and Indira Gandhi are his ideals.

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Narendra Modi is a vegetarian. His hobbies are photography and poetry. He also loves writing.

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Narendra Modi was featured on Time's 2014 Time 100 list of the most influential people in the world.

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