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Narendra Modi was born on September 17, 1950, in Vadnagar, a small town in the Indian state of Gujarat.

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Modi used to sell tea at a railway station in his youth to support his family.

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He joined the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), a Hindu nationalist organization, at a young age and became a full-time worker in 1971.

He was the Chief Minister of Gujarat for over 12 years before becoming the Prime Minister of India in 2014.

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Modi is a vegetarian and practices yoga daily.

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He is the first Prime Minister of India to be born in independent India.

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He has written several books, including "Convenient Action: Gujarat's Response to Challenges of Climate Change" and "Jyotipunj," a collection of poems.

Modi has been featured on the cover of TIME magazine multiple times, including in 2016 when he was named one of the world's most influential people.

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