8 lesser known facts about India’s best Prime Minister- Narendra Modi


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The world knows him as an Indian politician, who is serving as the 14th and current Prime Minister of India since 2014.
Born on 17 September 1950, Narendra Modi is the first-ever Prime Minister to be born in an Independent India. Before this, he was the Chief Minister of Gujarat from 2001 to 2014. He is a dignified Member of Parliament for Varanasi. Also, Modi is a member of the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS).
Most people just know about the dreamy and powerful life of Modi as India’s Prime minister, yet there are many facts about him, you still need to know. Here are 25 unknown facts from the legendary life of Narendra Modi that will leave you awestruck and respect this iconic politician as a person-

  1. 1 Narendra Modi is ambidextrous


    He uses his left hand to eat with a spoon and writes with his right hand. Though he was born a left-handed person his zeal to use his right hand has transformed into an ambidextrouswho can equally use both his hands.

  2. 2 He is a talented Gujarati poet


    He has been into writing since his young days. To date, he has written numerous books and poems. At the age, if 36, he wrote a book called ‘Sakshibhaav'which was a complication of his conversation with Jagad Janni Maa. His famous poems include- Tahuke Vasant, Gay Ano Garbo, etc.

  3. 3 US government had rejected Modi's visa for 9 years until he became PM


    It might appear as a shock but because the US government thought Modi was linked to Gujrat riots, they rejected his visa for over 9 years. After he became PM, things changed. After becoming PM, he was invited over to the United States.

  4. 4 Brought home a Baby Crocodile During School Days


    Modi was an extremely brave student in his school days. He had to face many ordeals, but he never gave in. His school teacher, Kanubhai Bhavsar talks about his bravery- ‘He was brave. We would all swim to the temple in the middle of Sharmistha lakewhich had 40 crocodiles. Once Narendra brought home a baby crocodile. Even I did. They were like chameleons. We would dig them out and put them in a vessel filled with water at home'.

  5. 5 The Japanese Prime Minister Tweeted in English for the first time Only to Congratulate Modi


    Shinzo Abe, the Prime Minister of Japan, is a highly nationalistic person. He is known to tweet always in Japanese only. But on May 20th, 2014, he tweeted in Englishfor the very first time just to congratulate Narendra Modi.

  6. 6 Signature


    The present Prime Ministerof India is well connected to his roots even after reaching the zenith of his political career. He is grounded and is one of the patrons of the national language and avidly uses Hindi while addressing the public or the press. His uniqueness is that Modi always puts his signature in Hindi, whether it be an official document or in any casual occasion.

  7. 7 One Man Army

    Modi never shared his official residence with a family member, be it during his tenure as the Chief Ministerof Gujarat or as the PM. All his family members live in their respective homes, while Modi lives alone and treats his home as a workplace. Narendra Modi left his home at the age of 17 and traveled all across India. All this traveling changed his life and enlightened him. Moreover, he spent a considerable amount of time in the Himalayaswith the Sanyasis and Yogis, and they inspired him quite a lot.

  8. 8 He has a passion for photography


    You must think that being a global personality Modi only likes to get clicked, but it's the exact opposite. He loves to click pictures and has a passion for photography. The photographs that he has clicked so far has helped him earn an exhibition.


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  1. The article is well researched for sure. Its amazing how it unveils such unusual interesting facts about our Prime Minister.

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