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Prime Minister Narendra Modi & His Connection With Godhra Kand 2002: Some Shocking Facts About Him

The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, is currently one of the world’s most influential people. Because of his great communication skills and strengths, he has been recognized as the best leader India has ever seen. But every politician has had a controversy once in their life, so has he. The biggest scandals in the life of PM Modi are “Godhra Kand 2002” and “Gujarat Riots 2002”. In this article, we pass on all the unknown information and facts about our Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Life Story

Unknown Facts About Narendra Modi
via: newsindianexpress.com

After 3 years of independence, Narendra Modi was born in the small town of Vadnagra, in the province of Bombay (now Gujarat), India, on September 17, 1950. His family was a part of a marginalized community and struggled to meet daily needs. Damodaerdas Modi, Narendra Modi’s father, has six children, including himself. Narendra Modi was the third child.

At a very young age, he started selling tea at a local train station to help his father financially. He also wanted to join a Sainik school preparing for military service. But he could not because of the lack of money.

He then joined the Bhartiya Janta Party in 1985. Recognizing his excellent communication skills and leadership, the BJP appointed him as the planning secretary of the Gujarat faction in 1988. Thereafter, he became National Secretary of BJP in 1995 and General Secretary of BJP in 1998.

On October 3, 2001, he was elected Chief Minister of Gujarat and held his position until 2014. In 2014, the BJP made him the face of the party and nominated him as a candidate for the Indian Prime Minister.

He won the Lok Sabha by-election with 3,71,784 votes in the Varanasi Constituency and was sworn in as India’s 14th Prime Minister.

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6 Unknown Facts About Narendra Modi

Unknown Facts About Narendra Modi
via: time.com

1. During the war of Indo Pak, Narendra Modi rushed to give the Indian soldiers a hot masala chai in appreciation for their great work.

2. When he was young, he dreamed of becoming a sadhu and lived alone for about two years of his life in the Himalayas.

3. He married at the age of 18 with Jashodaben Modi, but his marriage did not go unnoticed or result in separation.

4. Narendra Modi is really good at photography and writing poetry. He has published other books on Gujarati poetry.

5. As a devotee of the goddess Durga, he fasted for nine days during the Navratra festival. He did not abandon this even on his US trip.

6. During his 13 years in office as Prime Minister of Gujarat, Narendra Modi did not take a single day off.

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PM Narendra Modi Relation in Godhra Kand 2002

Godhra Kand
via: nytimes.com

Narendra Modi faced a major controversy in his career during the “Godhra Kand 2002”. On February 27, 2002, 59 Hindu pilgrims were burned alive inside the Sabarmati Express returning from Ayodhya. He was accused of being the mastermind behind the grave massacre.

The event created an outbreak of violence against Muslims in Gujarat. According to reports, the riots ended with 2,500 injuries, 223 disappearances and 1044 deaths. The Gujarat government then appointed a commission of inquiry into the incident. It took 6 years and the commission gave Narendra Modi a clean chit.

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