PM Modi Interesting Facts: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is going to celebrate his 73rd birthday on Sunday (17 September). He was born on 17 September 1950 in Vadnagar, Gujarat. Coming from an ordinary family, PM Modi is today included in the list of most influential leaders of the world.
PM Modi’s public life began as a campaigner for the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and gradually he emerged as a charismatic leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party. Before becoming Prime Minister, he served as the Chief Minister of Gujarat for more than 12 years between 2001 and 2014.
Let us tell you some interesting facts about PM Modi –
1. PM Modi’s foray into politics began at the young age of 8 when he became a junior cadet of the RSS under the guidance of Laxmanrao Inamdar, who later became his mentor.
2. PM Modi had aspirations of becoming a saint in his youth. He spent nearly two years in solitude in the Himalayas, where he meditated and adopted the philosophy of Hinduism.
3. When Narendra Modi was appointed as the Chief Minister of Gujarat in 2001, he was not a member of the state assembly. He later won the by-election.
4. Narendra Modi has the distinction of being the first Indian Prime Minister born after the country’s independence in 1947.
5. Apart from politics, PM Modi is also a writer. He has written many poems.
6. During his tenure as Chief Minister of Gujarat, Narendra Modi reportedly did not take even a single day of leave. Also, he did not keep a personal staff of more than three people.
7. PM Modi is also considered a global fashion icon. His ‘Modi Jacket’ and ‘Modi Kurta’ are quite famous. Her favorite clothing brand, Jade Blue, is from Ahmedabad.
8. After former PM Indira Gandhi, PM Modi is the first Indian Prime Minister to get a clear majority for the second consecutive time.
9. PM Modi has nearly 92 million followers on X (formerly Twitter), making him one of the most popular world leaders on the social media platform.
10. PM Modi used to do theater during his school days. He has also been an expert in preparing and staging plays.