Narendra Modi, the Prime Minister of India is one of the most influential leaders of all times. His charisma has changed the course of Indian politics & he enjoys such a popularity among masses which any other leader rarely witnessed. However, the journey was never a cakewalk for Modi and his life had been full of struggles & his success story is certainly an inspiration for all those desiring to accomplish their dreams.
Here are some facts about Narendra Modi:
1) Early riser
Such energy level at this age is rarely found these days. Modi has a habit of getting up as early as 5 am in morning. He strictly adheres to his timetable.
2) Beloved Mother
He takes his mother’s blessings before starting a new venture. When he first became the CM of Gujarat, his mother said “Beta, Kadi lanch na leis” meaning “Son, never take bribe”.
3) A social media addict
From Facebook to twitter, Modi very well knows the importance of these tools in today’s era. After Obama’s exit from the White House, Narendra Modi became the most followed leader on social media. He has an army of supporters on these platforms.
Modi’s fashion choices have always drawn media attention. It wouldn’t be wrong to say that the man himself is a fashion icon. But what many people do not know is that he is brand conscious or to be precise- he buys from a certain brand called ‘Jade Blue’ which is an Ahmedabad based textile company. Recently we got to know that all his clothes are of one brand Jade Blue which is an Ahmedabad based textile company.
5) Lesser Known Hobbies
Mr. Modi is fond of writing poems and photography. He writes in Gujarati and has also written some books. The photographs clicked by him have also earned an exhibition.
6) Humble Background
He has often been quoted calling himself a ‘poor man’ but it is true that he comes from a poor background. His mother used to wash utensils at houses for extra money. they couldn’t even arrange a photographer for any of their weddings.
Narendra Modi is a teetotaller. He doesn’t drink, doesn’t smoke. He is a complete vegetarian.
8) His Signature
Even though being on the top post of the country, Modi still cherishes his connection with the grass roots.Even today he delivers speeches in Hindi even during his foreign trips & also signs in Gujarati in all official documents.
Modi never took a single holiday during his 13 years of tenure as the Chief Minister of Gujarat. He kept his personal staff to 3, in spite of being entitled to a large staff.