Lesser known facts about PM Narendra Modi

Narendra Damodardas Modi is the current and 14th Prime Minister of India. Here are some lesser known facts about Mr. Modi which might surprise you.


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  • Modi was born on 17 September 1950 to Damodardas Mulchand Modi and Hiraben Modi in Vadnagar.
  • During his late teenage years, he was deeply influenced by the Gypsy lifestyle. He wandered aimlessly till he reached the Himalayas and stayed with yogic sadhus for months.
  • No one knows about this. Modi was in 8th grade when a crocodile bit him. He has 9 stitches on his left foot and the scars are still visible.
  • During 1965, Indo-Pak war he was a volunteer and served the soldiers going for War. He also helped Flood victims in Gujarat during 1967.
  • Modi is married to Jashodaben Modi. His parents arranged his marriage when he was 13 years of age and got married when he attained his 18 years.
  • Narendra Modi wears clothes only from one brand i.e. Jade Blue which is Ahmedabad based Textile Company.
  • Modi has been fasting for 35 years during Navratri. He only drinks water during this period of 9 days and consumes only one fruit with lime juice in the evening every day.
  • Narendra Modi sleeps only for 5 hours and wakes up at 5.30am.
  • Modi undertook a three months course on image management and public relations in the United States.
  • Narendra Modi is considered as India’s most techno-savvy leader. He remains active on social media platforms including Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Instagram, Linkedin, Sound Cloud, Weibo and other forums.
  • After Obama, Modi is the second most followed leader in the world. He has 39,713,679 followers on Twitter.
  • He is a great follower of Swami Vivekananda and has read a number of books on Swami Vivekananda page-to-page.
  • Modi always signs in Hindi. Whether his signature is needed for work or whether it’s for personal reasons, Modi will never sign in English.

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