20 October 2013 :: In a weekly Poll survey by Lenseye.co, 63 % people says, Narendra Modi is the Favorite Prime Minister [ PM ] Candidates, 26% voted for Nitish Kumar where as 11% said Rahul Gandhi is the Favorite PM Candidates . The Question of the Weekly Poll was Your favorite PM Candidates?
The Nominees were: Narendra Modi, Rahul Gandhi, Mulayam Singh Yadav, Mamta Banerjee, P. Chidambaram, Prakash Karat & Nitish Kumar.
Narendra Damodardas Modi is the 14th and current Chief Minister of Gujarat, a state in western India, representing the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). He is the prime ministerial candidate of the BJP and the centre-right National Democratic Alliance for the upcoming 2014 Indian general elections.
Modi was a key strategist for the BJP in the successful 1995 and 1998 Gujarat state election campaigns, as well as a major campaign figure in the 2009 general elections won by the Indian National Congress. He first became chief minister of Gujarat in October 2001, being promoted to the office upon the resignation of his predecessor, Keshubhai Patel, following the defeat of BJP in by-elections. In July 2007, he became the longest-serving Chief Minister in Gujarat’s history when he had been in power for 2,063 days continuously. He is currently into his fourth consecutive term as Chief Minister.
Modi was born on 17th of September 1950 to a family of grocers in Vadnagar in Mehsana district of what was then Bombay State (present-day Gujarat), India. He was the third of six children born to Damodardas Mulchand Modi and his wife, Heeraben. While a teenager, Modi ran a tea stall with his brother around a bus terminus. He completed his schooling in Vadnagar, where a teacher described him as being an average student but a keen debater.
Modi is a vegetarian. He is known for leading a frugal lifestyle and has a personal staff of three. He is known to be a workaholic and an introvert. He also writes poems in Gujarati.