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