Narendra Damodardas Modi was born 17 September 1950 is the curre...nt prime Minister of India. Modi was a key strategist for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). 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. Under his leadership, the Bharatiya Janata Party won the 2012 State Assembly Elections and he was chosen to serve for a fourth term as chief minister.
Modi is a member of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS). He holds a master's degree in political science. Modi is a controversial figure both within India and internationally.His policies are credited with creating the environment for the high economic growth in Gujarat.