Lesser-Known Facts About Narendra Modi, The 15th PM Of India

By siliconindia   |   Monday, 26 May 2014, 13:14 Hrs   |    7 Comments
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BANGALORE: Narendra Modi is indeed India’s man of the moment. From being a tea vendor at a bus terminal in Ahmedabad to an established politician, today he is the 15th Prime Minister of India. There are many things fascinating about Narendra Modi. On this historic moment when a common like Modi bagged the country’s top post, let us have a look at the lesser-known facts about the man of the moment, Narendra Modi, as compiled by IndiaTV.

Humble beginning: Narendra Modi was born in an economically backward family of grocers in Vadnagar, Gujarat.

Since his childhood, he wanted to become a sanyasi. In fact, he was always interested about Sadhus, different forms of worship and meditation. After completing his school, he ran away from home and visited many places including Ramakrishna Ashram of Belur in West Bengal. Finally, he reached Himalayas and stayed with unknown but yogic Sadhus for months. After returning from Himalayas, Modi ran a tea stall with his brother at the State Transport Office in Ahmadabad. Modi sold tea for many years. That was the time when Modi learnt what hardship really meant. It made him more determined and resolute in his approach towards life.

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