Narendra Modi : India's first Prime minister born after the country's Independence.
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Narendra Modi : India’s first Prime minister born after the country’s Independence.

Narendra Modi : India's first Prime minister born after the country's Independence.26 May 2014 :: Narendra Damodardas Modi is sworn in as the 15th Prime Minister of India at the biggest-ever swearing-in ceremony prime minister at the Rastrapati Bhavan. He is India’s first Prime minister born after the country’s Independence.

Modi was born on 17th of September 1950 to a family of grocers belonging to the backward Ghanchi-Teli (oil-presser) community, in Vadnagar in Mehsana district of what was then Bombay State (present-day Gujarat), India. He was the third of four children born to Damodardas Mulchand Modi and his wife, Heeraben. He helped his father sell tea at Vadnagar railway station. As a child and as a teenager, he ran a tea stall with his brother near a bus terminus. In 1967, he completed his schooling in Vadnagar, where a teacher described him as being an average student, but a keen debater who had an interest in theatre.

Born: September 17, 1950 (age 63), Vadnagar

Spouse: Jashodaben Modi (m. 1968)

Party: Bharatiya Janata Party

Education: Gujarat University, University of Delhi

Parents: Heeraben, Damodardas Mulchand Modi

Siblings: Soma Modi, Pankaj Modi, Prahlad Modi

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