Narendra Modi Quick Info
Father: Damodardas Modi
Mom: Hiraba “Heeraben” Modi
Marriage: Jashodaben (Chimanlal) Modi (1968-present, separated)
Schooling: Delhi College, B.A., 1978; Gujarat College, M.A., 1983
Left residence in his late teenagers to journey India, keep in ashrams and wander the Himalayas.
First prime minister born in unbiased India.
June 1975 – Prime Minister Indira Gandhi imposes a interval of emergency as she faces a political disaster. Civil liberties are restricted, media is censored, and protesters are arrested. Modi turns into concerned within the motion to revive these rights.
1987 – Enters mainstream politics and joins the Bharatiya Janata Social gathering (BJP) as group secretary of the Gujarat unit in western India.
October 3, 1995 – Turns into the nationwide secretary of the BJP.
January 5, 1998 – Is promoted to turn into the nationwide basic secretary of BJP.
2005 – America declines to subject a diplomatic visa to Modi for his suspected position within the 2002 riots.
June 2013 – Modi is chosen because the BJP chief and campaigns for the 2014 basic elections.
Could 26, 2014 – Takes the oath of workplace as prime minister.
January 25-27, 2015 – Obama turns into the primary sitting US president to go to India twice. In the course of the three-day go to, Obama and Modi negotiate a civil nuclear deal, a ten-year protection cooperation settlement between the 2 international locations.